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.

Nigeria’s federal government has lifted a ban on the registration of new SIM cards, with the biometrics-based national identification number…

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Good Health Pass Collaborative offers Australia advice, pitches principles

The Good Health Pass Collaborative has offered assistance to Australia as it carries out deliberations into the use of digital…

 

Nepal Parliamentary Committee mandates use of biometrics to identify unclaimed bodies

The Ministry of Home Affairs of Nepal has been instructed to speed up the issuance of biometric ID cards and…

 

Getting back to normal with vaccine passports

By Mohammed Murad, vice president, global development and sales for Iris ID. Travel-related businesses, and the public they serve, eagerly…

 

Data privacy concerns persist over national digital identity system for Jamaica

Concerns about the safety of personal data to be collected for Jamaica’s National Identity System (NIDS) program have again been…

 

Tascent gets device certification for biometric ID enrollment in Nigeria, unveils two new mobile SDKs

Tascent has released two software development kits (SDKs) – the Mobile Face and the Mobile Device SDKs – with the…

 

Biometric privacy preferences in Mexico strained by crime-fighting campaign

In an effort to crack down on an ongoing epidemic of kidnappings in Mexico, that nation’s congress approved the gathering…

 

Rollout of biometrics-backed health passes for travel recovery continues

Biometric systems for managing COVID-19 immunity and vaccination status are being launched and trialed around the world, and common through-lines…

 

Pakistan confirms introduction of biometric passports from June

The Pakistani Government confirmed it will start issuing biometric passports by June, Gulf News reports. According to Sheikh Rasheed Ahmed,…

 

Support for digital health passes high among consumers, government response mixed

Health passes and the connection they should have to digital identities are being considered by businesses and governments, but also…

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