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.

American Airlines has introduced a biometric health passport to streamline travel requirements for all passengers travelling to the United States…

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Cameroon moves to tackle hurdles impeding biometric IDs’ smooth issuance

Cameroon’s general delegation for national security, the body charged with overseeing the issuance of biometrics-backed digital national identity cards for…

 

Cayman Islands launches tender for national digital ID cards via proposal request

The Cayman Islands’ e-government team in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, are in the final stages of preparing…

 

Taiwan puts digital ID project on hold, Japan plans to expand use of My Number card

Taiwan authorities says they are deferring plans for the issuance of a digital ID card until crucial issues related to…

 

Digital transformation will confirm Britain’s place in the world post-Brexit

By Harry Weber-Brown, Digital Innovation Director at TISA. There is no doubt that 2020 was a trying year for the…

 

iProov and Mvine’s COVID-19 passport with biometric privacy protection begins testing

iProov and identity management solutions company Mvine have co-designed a COVID-19 immunity and vaccination passport secured with biometrics, which is…

 

Indian Supreme Court to review Aadhaar biometric system ruling

India’s Supreme Court is currently reviewing its recent ruling in favor of Aadhaar, writes The Hindu. Questioning the constitutionality of…

 

Stakeholders fear deadline for linking biometric ID to SIM cards in Nigeria won’t be met

One of the major subjects dominating discussions in Nigeria at the moment is the move by the federal government to…

 

Barbados hopes digital ID card rollout helps COVID-19 contact tracing, Belgium restarts issuance

The Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Mottley, has said she believes fast-tracking the introduction of a new multipurpose digital ID…

 

Could COVID-19 accelerate the adoption of a national digital ID in the US?

By Shai Cohen, Head of Global Fraud Solutions at TransUnion COVID-19 has created a new level of anxiety for consumers…

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