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.

United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Mint Middle East has announced the development of a digital on-boarding solution integrated with the Emirates…

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Five ECOWAS member states select SPS for biometric national ID cards

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has been carrying out a document standardization project to enable interoperability between…

 

Biometrics Institute and IOM webinar highlights responsible use of biometrics

Earlier this week the Biometrics Institute and UN Migration Agency IOM delivered a joint webinar titled “Understanding Biometrics: Good-practices for…

 

UIDAI tells court Aadhaar biometric matching not set up for identifying unknown people

Aadhaar fingerprint biometrics cannot be used to identify deceased individuals because the system is designed to authenticate identities on a…

 

Disastrous program to link Aadhaar with voter ID may be revived

Documents containing the Aadhaar numbers and voter identity numbers of 350 million Indian citizens have never been accounted for by…

 

ID4Africa issues call for presentations for 5th annual event

ID4Africa has issued a call for proposals for presentations at the movement’s annual summit next year in Johannesburg, South Africa,…

 

Kerala State government to acquire thousands of fingerprint and iris biometric scanners

The government of India’s Kerala State has approved a proposal to purchase thousands of fingerprint scanners, iris scanners and tablets…

 

Virtual ID deadline extended again as UIDAI and Indian banks work to improve authentication systems

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has begun carrying out a directive from the Supreme Court, delivered as part…

 

Government and UNHCR complete huge biometric refugee registration program in Uganda

A countrywide biometric identity verification program for more than a million asylum-seekers and refugees in Uganda has been completed by…

 

Delhi High Court backs OTP over biometrics for SIM registrations due to security concerns

Delhi’s High Court has backed suggestions from a pair of amicus curiae briefs that OTP authentication replace the use of…

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