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.

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has earmarked Rs 2 billion (US$28 million) to support the purchase of biometric…

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IDMERIT extends biometric identity and onboarding technology in India

IDMERIT has extended its IDMvalidate app for identity authentication through verification of government documents and facial biometrics to India, with…

 

European Fundamental Rights Agency balks at adding more biometric modalities to identity systems

The European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA) is warning of privacy risks imposed by a pair of changes to…

 

Coalition supporting September 16 as International Identity Day reaches 40 groups

The push for September 16 to be recognized as International Identity Day is continuing to gain momentum with 40 stakeholder…

 

Conflicting accounts of possible Aadhaar breach as UIDAI extends Virtual ID deadline

The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has denied reports that a software patch compromising its system is allowing criminals…

 

UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams joins ID4Africa Board

ID4Africa has officially announced the addition of UNICEF Associate Director and Global Chief of Child Protection Cornelius Williams to its…

 

GenKey showcasing biometric solutions for identity programs at AIDF Summit

GenKey is participating this week at the AIDF Global Summit 2018 in Washington D.C. Sales executives from GenKey have been…

 

New Italian biometric eID card from Gemalto available in all municipalities by end of 2018

Italy’s new national eID card, provided by Gemalto and embedded with fingerprints and a digital photo, is being issued by…

 

eID cards designated mandatory ID document for residents of Latvia starting 2023

Beginning in 2023, electronic identification cards (eID) will become mandatory identification documents for all residents of Latvia who have reached…

 

Azerbaijan begins issuing biometric ID cards

Azerbaijan began issuing biometrics-based electronic identity cards on September 1, according to an AzerNews report. Citizens can apply for the…

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