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.

African government representatives and select other identity ecosystem stakeholders discussed the importance of building incentives by delivering high-priority services at…

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GET Group NA brings NFC identity transactions to iOS devices

GET Group North America has announced NFC support for its GET Mobile ID Digital Identity Solution for iOS for identity…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: mobile money, tracking teachers and large SIM fines

National telecom watchdogs are fining mobile operators for not keeping up with SIM card registrations linked to ID, while in…

 

Taking biometric ID from rumors to government service delivery in Kenya

Kenya’s national ID project Huduma Namba was a topic of much discussion at ID4Africa 2019 in Johannesburg, South Africa. The…

 

Regula expands international presence with new office in Germany

Document authenticity verification devices and software services provider Regula has expanded its international presence with the launch of Regula Deutschland…

 

Omidyar Network hopes to ensure African digital ID is ‘Good ID’

The philanthropic investment outfit Omidyar Network has taken a keen interest in the development of ID systems in Africa. It…

 

Governments digital identity credentials to reach 5 billion by 2024 backed by mobile biometrics

The number of people using government-issued digital identity credentials is expected to grow by 150 percent from 1.7 billion this…

 

Aadhaar amendment for voluntary biometric verification by private sector passes lower house

India’s lower house has passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, sending legislation establishing new rules for private…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: Biometric ID for Guinea, continued ID controversy for Côte d’Ivoire

West Africa comes to the foreground this week in African digital ID news as Guinea announces plans for a comprehensive…

 

Yoti receives 120 applications for digital identity Fellowship Programme and shares lessons

Yoti has announced the first steps taken by its Fellowship Programme, with a field of more than 120 applications narrowed…

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