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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 ID in Africa this week: biometric bank cards, birth registrations up, ePassport problems

The importance of biometric legal identity from birth is something of a theme this week as UNICEF pushes the concept…

 

New GET Group NA solution enables DMVs to issue standards compliant mDLs or mIDs

GET Group North America‘s GET Mobile Administrator will enable DMVs and ID card issuing authorities to provide mobile driver’s licenses…

 

Philippines central bank targets 23 million biometric national ID cards in 2020

Philippines central bank is planning to produce 23 million biometric national IDs with fingerprint, iris and facial data in 2020,…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometrics for ECOWAS free movement, widespread passport reform

Neighbors Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire have come to the fore this week. The two members of the Economic Community of…

 

Aadhaar enabled payment system used for 220M biometric transactions in July

India’s Aadhaar enabled payment system (AEPS) surpassed 200 million transactions with biometric authentication in the month of July, 2019, ZeeBiz…

 

India National Population Register to collect biometrics and seeks Aadhaar database access

India is planning to collect biometric and family data from residents for the next stage of its National Population Register…

 

More than half a million Rohingya refugees registered for biometric ID cards with UNHCR

UN refugee agency UNHCR has completed the biometric registration of more than 500,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar in collaboration with…

 

U.S. Real ID driver’s license implementations face problems ahead of October 2020 launch

The implementation of the U.S. government’s Real ID system, which is supposed to grant holders of the secure driver’s licenses…

 

Digital ID in Africa this week: biometric verification for Somali military pay, SIM registration in Tanzania

African biometric and digital ID issues continue apace both on and off the continent. In Somalia a scheme to use…

 

STQC certification opens new opportunities in India for biometrics firm Aratek

Two of Aratek‘s fingerprint scanners have received certification for India’s Aadhaar program. The Aratek A400 capacitive scanner and A600 optical…

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