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.

Digital identity capabilities from Trust Stamp are now being integrated with Mastercard’s Wellness Pass solution, which it will launch in cooperation…

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Nigeria shows biometric flexibility, slow progress on voter registers continues across Africa

Biometric voting, and the registration required, are once again proving problematic in several African countries. Somalia will miss its target…

 

Will COVID-19 birth global digital IDs? It’s a nice dream…

It is best not to expect the COVID-19 pandemic to push world governments to create interoperable digital identities, even though…

 

Aadhaar Enrollment Centres reopen for biometrics capture as India Stack architect argues for portable access

Protocols for the reopening of Aadhaar Enrollment Centres to establish and re-enroll biometric national identity have been outlined by the…

 

Africans assess national biometric projects as Thales enters digital ID talks with DRC

There is a sense of reflection in Nigeria over the country’s ambitions to provide ID to all, with multiple reports…

 

ID2020 certifies Zaka Group for user-centric and privacy protecting digital ID technology

ID2020 has named UK company Zaka Group as its third digital solution certified for user empowerment and privacy protection, Ethan…

 

Smart Engines delivers OCR for biometric age checks, Novomatic adds ID reader to casino system

UK-based age verification platform VerifyMyAge has chosen Smart Engines’ document capture system with computer vision to confirm the age of…

 

Biometrics industry urges support for public-private partnerships in ID4Africa webinar

Biometric processes from enrollment to authentication in various settings will be different for the foreseeable future, attendees heard in the…

 

Veridos introduces eGov platform for digital authentication of COVID-19 health credentials

In the wake of the global COVID-19 crisis, Veridos has introduced VeriGO TrueSeal, a new eGovernment platform that ensures the security…

 

Digital driver’s licenses being introduced in Pakistan, South Korea, Turkey

In partnership with Punjab Information Technology Board, Pakistan is introducing a digital driving license system for Punjab citizens to optimize…

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