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.

 

Sri Lanka set to introduce biometric passports

Sri Lanka is the latest country to bring biometrics into its passport system. Reported in ColomboPage, the Sri Lankan government has…

 

Aadhaar enrolment to continue, despite misleading newspaper ads

The Aadhaar enrolment cycle will continue until every Indian resident has an Aadhaar card. That’s the message from the civic…

 

SuperCom to acquire SmartID division from OTI

SuperCom, a provider of eID security systems and electronic monitoring solutions has signed an agreement with On Track Innovations to acquire its…

 

Morpho gets ten-year extension for Albanian project

Morpho has announced that it has been selected to continue providing its identity document management services in Albania, under a new…

 

Nadra eyes smart cards for kids

Children in Pakistan could soon carry biometric identity cards, according to the National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA). The administration…

 

Giesecke+Devrient to produce Mexican voter ID cards

Giesecke & Devrient is set to supply Mexico with new voter identification cards – 60 million of them, to be exact….

 

Following student disruptions, Meghalaya government suspends NRP enrolment

The Meghalaya government has suspended biometric enrolment following the disruptions of National Population Register camps throughout the Northern Indian state…

 

European Data Protection Supervisor questions biometric entry/exit system proposal

The European Data Protection Supervisor has just published a scathing response to a proposed biometrics entry and exit system for travellers…

 

First Libyan biometric passport to be issued by the end of the month

If all stakeholders stick to their agreed-upon timelines, Libya’s first biometric passport should be issued by the end of July….

 

U.S., Canada, Israel consider Aadhaar for visa applications

Three countries – the U.S., Canada and Israel – have expressed interest in using Aadhaar-based applications to simplify the visa…

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