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.

 

Jumio releases SDK for biometric passport authentication with new NFC feature

Traditional plastic identity documents can easily be falsified but biometric technology is increasingly adopted by governments to ensure document security…

 

Two dozen new Indian insurers approved for eKYC checks with Aadhaar biometrics

India’s federal government has approved the use of the Aadhaar national biometric system by 24 more insurers to authenticate the…

 

Cyprus and Morocco launching biometric identity cards, India to launch national health cards

Cyprus’ biometric ID cards have reached public availability, according to Philenews, bringing the national identity document into line with international…

 

Plans for digital IDs need to focus on what isn’t yet known

A proposed five-point plan for making digital identities — and anticipated follow-on societal benefits — succeeds where so many similar…

 

Digital welfare state

Photo by Paz B. “The lack of jobs is a crime” – March 2020 – Mar del Plata, Argentina This…

 

Nigeria’s national biometric ID proposed to go digital, add DNA

Biometrics news in Africa was dominated by a pair of stories from West Africa’s largest nations this week. The results…

 

Biometrics companies innovating for a range of use cases amid solid financial conditions

Growth prospects for biometrics companies and optimism for the potential of new technologies are the themes of the week’s top…

 

South Korea boasts 1 million digital driver’s license app users, plans to expand digital ID use

Over 1 million South Koreans have downloaded the digital driver’s license app, the Korea Herald reports, citing information released by…

 

Philippines pilots pre-registration for biometric national ID program as private digital ID systems grow

A pilot project to collect all information other than biometrics needed for the Philippine Identification System (PhilSys) national ID program…

 

Consultation on Malaysia’s biometric national digital ID plan closes, border control integration considered

A public consultation by Malaysia’s government on its proposed national biometric digital ID system has closed, Enterprise IT News reports, even…

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