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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.

Scytáles AB has won the contract to build the European Digital Identity Wallet, together with its partner Netcompany-Intrasoft. The contract…

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US might have to settle for compromised ID cards

In a development that surprised few paying attention to the U.S. plan to get more-secure IDs in the hands of…


The future of digital credentials: what do we want, how do we want it?

An open letter is seeking help from the community and market to find ways to ensure compatibility between two emerging…


Beta for Google mobile driver’s license app is out

A beta test of Google’s wallet app supporting some mobile U.S. driver’s licenses is out. The beta was announced by…


Papua New Guinea considers biometric voting system, launches new digital ID for banking

The Papua New Guinea (PNG) government is considering deploying a biometric voting system for future elections, according to The National….


SIM card or ID? Latest changes present Ghanaians with fresh bafflement

Ghana’s plan to enforce ID signup to keep SIM cards functioning has taken a new turn: people without a Ghana…


One Caribbean digital ID and card announced, another faces political opposition

The Turks and Caicos government will deploy the digital ID and National Identification Cards for residents by 2025, reports Magnetic…


UK and Ukraine sign digital trade deal, collaborate on digital identity

The UK and Ukraine have agreed a digital trade deal which is intended to help the Ukrainian economy and future…


Veridas can now verify all US biometric ID documents, helps identify Spanish minors

ID solution provider Veridas has announced two different milestones concerning the adoption of its document verification and biometrics solutions. Writing…


Veridos seals deal for Latvia biometric passport, to unveil new security features for IDs

Germany-based integrated digital ID solutions provider Veridos has announced a deal for the delivery of over a million biometric passports…

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