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.

Tanzania hosted the inaugural meeting of the ID4Africa movement in 2015. Much has changed since then in the identity ecosystem…

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Agreement signed for production of biometric identity documents in Belarus

X Infotech and Emperor Technology won the tender to supply the Republic of Belarus with the hardware and software needed…

 

MoneyOnMobile launches biometric ATM solution leveraging Aadhaar

Indian mobile payment network MoneyOnMobile has announced the launch of a biometric ATM cash-out solution, with 3,000 units activated in…

 

Philippines legislature approves new biometric national ID

A law setting up a new biometric national ID system has been approved in both chambers of the Philippines’ legislature,…

 

Veridos set to win Bangladesh ePassport contract

The Daily Star is reporting that Veridos is set to win the contract to provide ePassports to Bangladesh. The cabinet…

 

Price tag for Norway’s national ID cards balloons to €73 million

New figures in the government’s national budget estimate the cost of providing new national ID cards to the residents of…

 

Long term guidance key to leveraging technology for financial inclusion in Africa

One of the informational sessions at ID4Africa 2018 explored how robust and affordable identity schemes can function as key enablers…

 

Nigeria to register biometrics at border under plan to curb conflict between farmers and herdsmen

Nigeria’s Minister of the Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau has announced the launch of a project to biometrically register entrants into the…

 

Government website leaks Aadhaar information

Yet another website has published the Aadhaar numbers and biographic details of Indian citizens; this time the official website for…

 

South Africa to launch ABIS, add face and iris to national identity system

South Africa has announced the launch of its new Automated Biometric Identification System (ABIS), which will eventually use facial and…

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