Civil / National ID

Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments. Examples of this could be for the purposes of document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

A compendium of good practices for civil registration and identity management has been published by the Global Partnership for Sustainable…

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Zetes launches production of upgraded biometric eIDs in Belgium

Zetes has started developing new Belgian electronic ID cards for 25 pilot communities, the company announced at a press conference…

 

Australia introduces digital driver’s license copy solution to confirm identity

The Government of New South Wales has reported a whopping 1 million, and counting, digital driver’s license downloads, which will…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: Ghana demonstrations, Tanzania SIM registration deadline

Biometrics are at the core of an issue leading opposition parties in Ghana to call for demonstrations and mass picketing…

 

Valid introduces REAL ID driver’s license standards for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands

Valid has introduced REAL ID driver’s license and identification card solutions for the Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) to…

 

Thales uses Gemalto tech to deliver digital license solution in Australia

Thales has partnered with Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads and local Queensland SMEs, Code Heroes and Aliva, to…

 

ID4Africa Ambassador program expands again with new positions and nearly all African nations included

ID4Africa’s Ambassadors Program has reached 48 different countries across the continent, achieving practically complete engagement with governments across Africa, as…

 

Malaysia plans release for final report on National ID by June 30

Last summer, Malaysia’s Ministry of Communications and Multimedia announced it was introducing a national biometric digital identification platform (National Digital…

 

Afghanistan seeks India’s help to build national biometric database

Afghanistan wants to introduce an Aadhaar system similar to the Indian biometric and demographic database so it has partnered with…

 

Argentina selects HID Global to power national digital identity

Argentina has chosen HID Global to digitize the country’s mandatory National Identity Document (DNI), allowing citizens to request appointments, receive…

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