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.

 

Philippines government calls on government to accept government-issued ID cards

Government agencies and private bodies in the Philippines have been asked to honor the new biometric PhilID national identity credentials….

 

Elyctis launches smartphone tool for reading biometric ID documents

Elyctis has announced the expansion of its portfolio to include new hardware and software solutions designed to read biometric ID…

 

Biometric ID, payment card use forecast as digital identity initiatives advance

Digital identity backed by government and intended for public sector services, and in some cases private sector use, is a…

 

Role of biometrics and private sector in legal identity debated in UNDP event

The private sector and biometrics likely both have roles in legal identity systems, participants in a United Nations Development Programme…

 

$2M of MIT funding to solve world challenges including digital inclusion

Antiracist Technology and Digital Inclusion are among the categories of MIT Solve 2021, an initiative from the Massachusetts Institute of…

 

1.4M Afghan refugees in Pakistan to receive new biometric ID cards

Pakistan’s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) has begun issuing biometric identity smartcards to the 1.4 million Afghan refugees already…

 

Options and control: what people want when using digital ID for seamless travel

Travel is probably the one thing we do that requires the most verifications of our identity. Then add in related…

 

Europe reaches worldwide for digital health certificate standards

Europe is reaching out to countries around the world to work towards standards for digital health passes in the fight…

 

Will digital ID replace physical identity documents within 10 years?

A panel of digital identity experts used their knowledge plus a little imagination to look ahead ten years and discuss…

 

Trustworthiness vs. Trust: UK institute breaks down biometric ID in search for the best system

The Alan Turing Institute has published technical briefing breaking down the idea of trustworthiness of digital identity management. In an…

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