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Biometric Update regularly releases articles about ID cards. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news regarding ID cards. Additional tags may be perused by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Is UK voter requirement an opportunity for biometric ID documents?

New opinions offered on how the UK can deal with the contradiction of a new law requiring ID to vote…

 

Ugandan parliament to probe biometric ID card printing contract awarded to Veridos

The Committee on Defence and Internal Affairs of the Parliament of Uganda has announced plans to investigate the problems surrounding…

 

Printed version of Philippine digital ID reaches 2M as issuance of physical cards climbs

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has reported progress in issuing the digital printed version of the Philippines national ID (PhilID)…

 

NADRA partners up to ID thousands of deceased people with biometrics

Pakistan‘s National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Chhipa Welfare Association to biometrically…

 

Political violence in Nigeria destroys biometric voter IDs; government rushing replacements

Almost 70,000 permanent voter ID cards were destroyed this week when a government office in Nigeria was set ablaze. In…

 

UK Labour Party brings back ID card concept to reduce irregular immigration

The shadow immigration minister Stephen Kinnock unveiled plans by a possible Labour government in the UK to introduce “basic” ID…

 

Acceptance of digital ID cards for travel spotty but there are innovation standouts

Digital IDs are the goal for many governments around the world but getting biometric ID cards in the hands of…

 

Philippines begins issuance of PhilID printed digital version

The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) has announced the rollout of the printed digital version of the national ID card, dubbed…

 

NADRA cracks down on suspect IDs, collects biometrics from relatives

The National Database and Registration Authority in Pakistan has canceled 181 national digital ID cards that were issued to non-nationals…

 

Ghana pauses early block on mobile subscribers as biometric SIM registration draws criticism

Telecoms in Ghana have been instructed to stop blocking SIM cards, roughly a week after they were due to begin…

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