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Civil / National ID

Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments, though increasingly it is also used for regulated private industries, such as mobile phone accounts. Government examples of civil ID use could include document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

 

Inrupt enters growing digital wallet market with pitch from WWW inventor

Inrupt has launched a digital wallet, which comes with a notable endorsement from an internet pioneer. A press release says…

 

OIX calls on new UK government to accelerate digital ID rollout

The UK should work toward a digital wallet strategy, provide clarity on how ID will work across the public and…

 

How can the private sector shape the EUDI Wallet project?

Private firms are increasingly looking towards digital identities but challenges remain in aligning the private and the public sector in…

 

Idemia and Iowa collaborate on mDLs in Samsung Wallet

Idemia is bringing mobile ID to Samsung Wallet in Iowa, in collaboration with the state’s Department of Transportation (DOT). The…

 

Australia, Nigeria announce moves to ease digital birth registration

Governments in Australia and Nigeria are working on digital birth registration to make it easier for parents to qualify their…

 

Groups reject expiry date for digital ID cards in Kenya as govt defends move

Some civil society organizations in Kenya say they want an explanation from the government with regard to the institution of…

 

Contractor needed for project to identify civil registration hurdles in Chad

A request for the Expression of Interest (EOI) has been launched for a consultancy firm to identify challenges that stand…

 

Philippines continues successful national ID, digital transformation programs

The Philippines is forging ahead with digital transformation initiatives mandated by its “Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service…

 

Biometrics investors pursue scale, sustainability balance

Budgets for biometrics and government digital ID programs made up the main theme of the most-read news items on Biometric…

 

Indonesia issues call for World Bank-backed digital identification project

Indonesia is looking for a company providing consulting services as a part of its upcoming digital transformation project backed by…

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