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Portugal’s border agency criticized for delays in issuing biometric ID cards to UK citizens

Portugal’s Immigration and Border Service (SEF) has come under scrutiny this week because of prolonged delays in issuing biometric, post-Brexit…

 

India removes 9.8M entries from voter roll after biometric, demographic deduplication

A biometric de-duplication exercise carried out by the Election Commission of India (ECI) has found almost 10 million duplicate entries…

 

Nigeria’s Edo state emulates Lagos on biometric resident ID cards to fight insecurity

The Governor of Edo State in southern Nigeria, Godwin Obaseki, has unveiled plans by his administration to issue biometric identification…

 

Afghanistan digital ID woes: applicants cry foul over delays as printing suspended

Applicants for the national digital ID card in Afghanistan could have to wait many more weeks before the credential is…

 

Zimbabwe reports progress on biometric passport, ID card issuance

Zimbabwe announced its government has issued more than 110,000 biometric passports just six months after launching the program, according to…

 

National digital ID card market bounces back after slow 2020

The global market for ‘smart’ or digital ID cards issued by governments has rebounded from the early impacts of the…

 

Biometric self-service ID, passport kiosks planned for South Africa

South Africa’s Home Affairs Department has unveiled plans for the imminent roll-out of a biometric self-service system to enable citizens…

ScreenCheck Saudi

ScreenCheckSaudi is a leading identification solution supplier in Saudi Arabia. ScreenCheckSaudi provides solutions like identification solutions, time and attendance solutions,…

 

Thailand’s national ID verification platform CEO sees bright future as service needs grow

The Chief Executive Officer of NDID, a private Thai digital ID services company which enables identity verification for different purposes…

 

Print-at-home national ID, instant emergency response system launched by ISnSC

UAE-based cybersecurity and identity consultancy ISnSC has developed a system for rapidly deploying an entire identity system in days, whether…

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