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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 government of Western Australia has introduced a biometric data sharing law to allow the expansion of the country’s national…

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Jamaica considers fast-tracking national digital ID system to accelerate pandemic relief response

Jamaica’s government is discussing fast-tracking the implementation of its digital National Identification System (NIDS) in order to ease its efforts…

 

South Korea advances digital ID, electronic certificate adoption for domestic air travel and more

Starting March 20, South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport is allowing citizens to use digital identity to board…

 

UNHCR hiring officer for registration and identity management to support biometric system

UN refugee agency UNHCR is seeking a new Associate Registration and Identity Management Officer (ARIMO) to support the biometric PRIMES…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: politics, ecommerce, Covid-19 biometric capture bans

Covid-19 continues to impact biometric systems across Africa. After initial reports in previous weeks of systems being suspended to reduce…

 

U.S. delays Real ID compliance deadline to reduce coronavirus risks

U.S. President Donald Trump has postponed the deadline for state credentials to comply with Real ID specifications to next year,…

 

Yoti offers free digital identity verification for organizations fighting coronavirus

Yoti is offering its biometric digital identity verification service for free for the next three months to all public health…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: SIM cards reactivated, refugee privacy concerns and coronavirus

The spread of the coronavirus on the continent sees more impact on biometric services. This week we have summarized the…

 

UN agency hosts bootcamp to spur digital identity and humanitarian tech innovations

The United Nation’s International Computing Centre (ICC) hosted a digital solutions bootcamp to develop new solutions for digital identity and…

 

Queensland introduces legislation to back digital ID from Thales

The government of Queensland has introduced a bill to support the roll-out of digital driver’s licenses in the state, iTnews.com.au…

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