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.

Some members of the Parliament of Kenya have spoken out about the government’s decision to not involve the use of…

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Critics fear consumers will pay new government fees for Aadhaar authentication

India’s government will charge banks and other private companies up to Rs 20 (US$0.29) for each eKYC authentication using Aadhaar,…

 

Android and several U.S. states working towards digital driver’s licenses

Digital driver’s licenses may soon be introduced in many U.S. states, but not North Dakota. Oklahoma is expected to start…

 

Nepal government’s roll-out plan for national biometric ID cards criticized

The decision by the Nepal government to expand the distribution of biometric national identity cards throughout the country is drawing…

 

Onfido and INTERPOL train government officials to detect fraudulent identity documents

Onfido is partnering with INTERPOL to provide a 3-day training course to government officials from Southeast Asia to help them…

 

Gov.UK digital ID service has fraction of intended users and verifies less than half successfully

The UK government’s National Audit Office has slammed the Gov.UK Verify authentication platform in a report, saying it will not…

 

EU moves closer to requiring biometrics on national ID cards

The EU Council Presidency and European Parliament have reached an informal agreement on the introduction of mandatory biometric national identity…

 

Biometric passport market predicted to increase by 18 percent this year

The number of ePassports with integrated biometric technology will grow by 18 percent in 2019, according to a new report…

 

Aadhaar biometrics approved for voluntary use by banks and telecoms

Aadhaar has been approved for use by financial institutions and telecoms to verify customer identity for KYC checks, after an…

 

German police donate Regula document readers to Montenegro border officers

Regula announced that the German police have donated five new Regula 7308 mobile document readers to their Montenegrin colleagues, Vijesti…

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