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 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…

 

Southeast Asian countries leverage digital ID and IT infrastructure for cashless aid during pandemic

Efforts by Singapore’s government to prepare the island nation’s digital infrastructure, including its national digital identity system, helped it cope…

 

Jumio launches biometric deduplication service with U.S. DMV group as part of fraud prevention suite

Jumio has launched a new service for checking the data on submitted driver’s license to detect synthetic identity fraud, in partnership…

 

Back to the ballots for biometrics in Africa: 1M dead on Ghana electoral roll, Zambia rushes biometric verification

Back to the ballots for biometrics news headlines across Africa this week. In Ghana, parliament has approved a measure that…

 

‘Certain narratives were exposed’ in national ID systems, development experts tell ID4Africa webinar

Universal digital identity coverage could be achieved within the next two years, if shifts in political will and recognition of…

 

Indian province to verify state job applicants’ biometrics with Aadhaar to fight fraud

Applicants for state government jobs in India’s Kerala Province will have to provide their biometrics and  Aadhaar numbers to ensure…

 

Infineon launches Java security platform for digital IDs, eGovernment documents

Infineon has released Secora ID S, a dynamic Java-based security platform for contactless region-specific digital ID documents and standard government…

 

Digital ID talk in Europe can’t get past centralization question

A roundtable discussion this week sponsored by the European Parliament about digital identities only deviated from boilerplate sentiment about the…

 

Germany bans passport photo morphing to prevent biometric spoofs at border checks

The German government is banning passport photo morphing, which can be used to assign multiple identities to a single passport…

 

Pangea and IDnow pitch biometric immunity credentials, Nomidio CEO calls for trusted identity guardian

Pangea has launched an end-to-end platform for issuing biometric smartcard-based COVID-19 immunity or travel credentials in an effort to support the…

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