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.

 

Trinidad and Tobago, Korea, and Belarus governments advance ID credential plans

The Roadmap to Recovery team within Trinidad and Tobago’s government has recommended fast-tracking the country’s digital identity plans to support…

 

Digital health credentials with face or fingerprint biometrics supported by Tony Blair Institute

Digital health credentials secured by biometrics should be adopted by the UK to allow people to resume travelling, according to…

 

Biometric voter list in Ghana draws long lines and criticism, ID4Africa webinar series launch a hit

Innovation from and for the continent is one running theme in this week’s African biometrics news round-up, while issues around…

 

Indian Supreme Court considers new review of Aadhaar national biometric scheme’s legality

The Supreme Court of India will consider requests for a review of its previous decision that the country’s biometric national…

 

Fingerprint safety, advanced biometrics and data protection landscape discussed by ID4Africa panel

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted biometrics-backed identity programs and exacerbated difficulties felt by Africa’s most vulnerable populations, but government identity…

 

Australia myGovID biometrics pilot ends, state considers offering digital version of photo card

Australia’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA) has completed its myGov digital integration pilot, as enrolled identities have nearly reached 1.3 million,…

 

ID4Africa posts World Bank comparison of Privacy by Design practices for biometric national ID

The principles of Privacy by Design were outlined by Anne Cavoukian in 2011, but the way they are implemented in…

 

Digital identities: Making the patient the central point for data decisions

Making trustworthy digital identities for even just one sector of people’s lives, say, health care, is more complex than most…

 

Border control mobile app integrates Regula SDK to heighten efficiency in Portugal

Regula‘s document reader SDK has been integrated with a new mobile app to boost border control efficiency in Portugal, in…

 

Nigeria reaches 41M biometric NIN registrations as second Mission Billion Challenge opens

COVID-19 may be slowing down registrations for ID numbers in Nigeria, but Ghana is determined to keep on with biometric…

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