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Kenya unveils ambitious digital ID, biometric passports issuance plans

Thirteen million Kenyans have already obtained the new generation Maisha Namba digital ID as the government hastens up to meet…

 

Israel begins pilot for online biometric passport renewals on specific conditions

Holders of Israeli biometric passports who want to renew them can henceforth do so online, but not every passport user…

 

ICAO Working Group opens RFI on expanding biometric passports’ use

The ICAO New Technologies Working Group (NTWG) has opened a request for information to learn more about improving the security…

 

Kenya raises issuance targets for digital IDs and passports

Everything being equal, Kenya plans to issue at least three million digital national IDs and one million biometric passports before…

 

Seychelles expands, Ghana plans for chip biometric passport issuance

The Seychelles biometric passport scheme will expand to Australia and Canada through a contract with IN Groupe, allowing nationals who…

 

Border biometrics ramp up in the Caribbean

Jamaica is planning a major upgrade to its border control system, including the deployment of biometrics to air and sea…

 

Ghana, Kenya facilitate biometric passport services for compatriots in Canada, China

The Ghanaian High Commission in Canada recently undertook what has been described as an innovative process to facilitate passport issuance…

 

HID Global recognized for innovative security design in Bahrain biometric passport

Identity security solutions firm HID Global has won more accolades for the high-level security and innovation reflected in the Bahrain…

 

Pakistan introduces chip-based biometric passport and updated fee structure

E-passports, a travel document providing security enhancements over legacy machine-readable documents, are being issued to Pakistani nationals by the Directorate…

 

Online-only processing of biometric IDs proposed in Israel

Certain Israel biometric IDs would be updatable online under a proposed law presented to that country’s national legislature this week….

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