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Civil ID is used to identify or verify the identity of individuals when interacting with governments. Examples of this could be for the purposes of document issuance, border management, voter registration or employment background checks. Find Civil ID solutions here.

 

First Libyan biometric passport to be issued by the end of the month

If all stakeholders stick to their agreed-upon timelines, Libya’s first biometric passport should be issued by the end of July….

 

U.S., Canada, Israel consider Aadhaar for visa applications

Three countries – the U.S., Canada and Israel – have expressed interest in using Aadhaar-based applications to simplify the visa…

 

Mauritius set to introduce biometric ID cards

The Mauritius Government is set to issue new biometric smart ID cards, set to cost the country roughly $40 million….

 

Israel’s biometric database pilot begins today

Israel’s controversial biometric database pilot project starts today, though so far, reception hasn’t been incredibly warm. As we’ve reported in…

 

Indian student group wants to suspend Aadhaar, NPR enrollment

A student group in Northern India has come out and asked the government to suspend biometric enrollment and to stop…

 

Leaks show security flaws in Israeli biometric database project

Documents mistakenly leaked by the Israeli Ministry of Justice show a significant security flaw in the biometric database system set…

 

Gemalto outlines security features on South African eID cards

South African ID cards are set to be rolled out next month and according to Gemalto, specific integrated security features…

 

Israel’s biometric database pilot to begin in two weeks

After much ado, Israel’s biometric database pilot will begin in two weeks. According to Haaretz.com, comments confirming this came from…

 

The Gambia eyes biometric passport

Reports are emerging to suggest that The Gambia is set to introduce a biometric passport to its citizens. According to…

 

Sweden looks to Cybercom for e-identification system

IT security specialist Cybercom Group has won a contract to provide e-identification services to Sweden. The contract runs for three years, with…

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