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.

 

Indian farmers’ digital ID proposed as Aadhaar reaches 99 percent adult coverage

India’s Biometric Seafarers Identity Document (BSID) has been integrated with the National Maritime Logistics Portal, which has reduced the issuance…

 

Yoti, Pass provide biometrics for COVID test result apps as digital health pass issuance ramps up

India is planning to allow other nations to use its CoWIN platform for digital health passes and COVID track-and-trace applications,…

 

Digital ID rollout passes 1M cards in Philippines

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) says it is planning to roll out a website and offline mechanism for relying parties…

 

Many Germans wary of biometrics on ID cards

Deutsche Welle reports on the concerns of privacy advocates in Germany about the inclusion of fingerprint biometrics in the chip of…

 

Ghana’s pensions agency harmonizing biometric data to save cost

The Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) – a government agency in Ghana charged with managing the national pensions…

 

Nigerian group suggests digital ID procurement needs more protection

The Public and Private Development Center (PPDC) — a civil society organization that monitors government procurements in Nigeria — says…

 

Google API update enables storage of COVID-19 status on Android devices

Google has updated its Passes application programming interface (API) to allow COVID vaccination and test result records to be stored…

 

US Congressmen reintroduce sweeping digital ID bill

A bipartisan group of U.S. congressmen have reintroduced a broad-ranging bill to develop legislation around digital identity, according to the…

 

New South Wales revamps mobile driver’s license platform for automated approval

IT consultant CGI has been contacted by the New South Wales government to build a unified mobile driver’s license (mDL)…

 

Biometric voter rolls at different stages in Zimbabwe, Papua New Guinea, Nigeria

Papua New Guinea’s Electoral Commission (PNGEC) is seeking approval to begin identifying and verifying potential voters with a new biometric…

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