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Biometric Update regularly publishes articles about ID cards. The following set of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning ID cards. Additional topics may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Cayman Islands launches tender for national digital ID cards via proposal request

The Cayman Islands’ e-government team in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, are in the final stages of preparing…

 

Togo hopes to launch new biometric ID card in 2021

The minister in charge of digital economy and digital transformation in the West African nation of Togo, Cina Lawson, says…

 

Philippine biometric ID registration on good footing as authorities eye Step 2 start

Authorities in the Republic of the Philippines say the ongoing registration process for biometric ID cards in the country is…

 

China pilots biometric ID cards to monitor citizens’ online activities

The Chinese Communist Party (CPP) has announced that it is looking to put in place a new kind of online…

 

Biometric national ID card projects advance in Nepal and Croatia

A bid notice for printing and supplying Nepal’s new biometric national identity cards will be issued within three months, The…

 

Smartmatic wins Uganda biometric voter registration kit contract with $22.4M bid

After last week’s special report on Nigeria and Ghana, we cast our biometrics news net across the African continent again…

 

Biometric ID documents rolling out in Ecuador and Belgium to meet identity verification standards

New biometric government ID documents are being launched in Ecuador with the introduction of new passports, and in Belgium with…

 

Biometric ID cards introduced in more European countries, Canada

To improve security and prevent fraud attempts, Malta, Croatia, and Canada’s Northwest Territories announced new, biometrics-enhanced identity documents and driver’s…

 

New data protection agency may be coming to Taiwan with national digital ID cards

Taiwan may soon establish a new agency dedicated to personal data protection to support the secure launch of its national…

 

Biometric ID card and passport issuance in Czech Republic and Cyprus, mobile registration in Fiji

The government of the Czech Republic is in talks to issue ID cards that include fingerprint and facial biometric data…

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