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.

 

COVID-19 and the lasting shift to contactless ID verification

By Alex Andrade-Walz, Director of Marketing at Evernym. The process of proving one’s identity in a physical context almost always…

 

Nigeria wants national ID numbers of mobile phone users added to their SIM cards

Nigeria has launched an operation to ensure that the biometrics-backed national identification numbers (NINs) of mobile phone users are integrated…

 

Selfd.id launches first decentralized digital identity platform in Romania

Digital credentials solutions start-up selfd.id has just announced the first integrated decentralized digital identity platform in Romania, BR reports. The…

 

India mulls digital voter ID before assembly elections next year

The electoral commission of India is reportedly considering embarking on a project to digitize photo ID cards to provide a…

 

Philippine biometric ID registration on good footing as authorities eye Step 2 start

Authorities in the Republic of the Philippines say the ongoing registration process for biometric ID cards in the country is…

 

Integrated Biometrics reveals its fingerprint scanners may kill COVID-19 at ID4Africa event conclusion

Certain types of fingerprint biometric devices may be essentially self-sanitizing against COVID-19, and could potentially restore public faith in contact…

 

Elyctis to deliver 550 ID BOX One biometric ID card readers to Senegal healthcare facilities

Elyctis has announced a collaboration with the Agence Nationale de la Couverture Maladie Universelle du Sénégal (ANACMU) to provide authentication…

 

Artists’ digital identity platform Creative Passport goes live in beta

The first public beta of The Creative Passport digital identity platform designed by artist and musician Imogen Heap is now…

 

Better biometric credentials deployment discussed at ID4Africa’s ‘Marathon of Innovations’

The Marathon of Innovations webinar series organized by ID4Africa continued on Wednesday December 9, with a number of presentations during…

 

How to replicate digital ID successes explored in ID4Africa 2020 Marathon of Innovations Day 1

Examples of biometrics-backed government digital ID systems for service delivery that have yielded benefits for people in countries in Africa…

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