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.

 

Kenyan government kicks off biometric database project

The Kenyan government is set to register citizens in a new biometric database, in an attempt to consolidate records. According…

 

Fingerprinting to be Mandatory for Expat Women in Saudi Arabia

The General Directorate of Passports has introduced a new rule that makes fingerprinting a mandatory practice for the issuance of…

 

Electoral Commission of Ghana Upgrades Biometric Verification Machines

The Electoral Commission of Ghana says it has successfully upgraded the Biometric Verification Machines used in the 2012 general elections…

 

911.1M government ID documents to be shipped by 2018: Frost

New analysis from Frost & Sullivan has found that the unit shipment of government ID documents stood at 459.6 million in…

 

Participation picks up for Israel’s biometric database program

Two hundred-thousand Israelis have applied for biometric identity cards or ePassports, following last year’s launch of a biometric database pilot…

 

SuperCom reports new orders, worth more than $4M

SuperCom has announced that it has received new orders totaling more than $4 million. The company, which specializes in eID security…

 

Infineon to supply security controllers for Slovakian eID cards

Infineon has announced that its security controllers have been selected for a deployment of eID cards in the Slovak Republic. According…

 

South African smart ID card applications to start soon

South African pensioners born in January will be the first able to sign up and register for smart ID cards,…

 

Vision-Box gets Latvian contract for national biometric enrollment station deployment

Vision-Box has been awarded a contract for the delivery of automated biometric enrollment solutions to the Office of Citizenship and Migration…

 

Cambodia introducing eIDs

Cambodia has just added itself to the growing list of countries looking to introduce some sort of electronic ID card…

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