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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…

 

Lawmaker suggests Philippine biometrics project held up by former contractor

A biometrics contract Dermalog is carrying out in the Philippines is under fire from Land Transportation Office Chief Teofilo Guadiz,…

 

Nigeria ID4D to facilitate digital ID issuance for people living with disabilities

The Nigeria Digital Identification for Development (Nigeria ID4D) project has pledged to create the enabling environment for more people living…

 

French parliament approves €20M project for biometric health card

The French parliament (Assemblée Nationale) has voted for a new €20 million (roughly US$20.4 million) project 242-95 to establish a…

Credas

Credas offers a ID checking service which verifies the person against an identity document using biometric facial recognition and its…

 

Colombian digital ID to be used as passport across South America

Colombian citizens in possession of the Cedula digital ID will be able to use the document as a passport to…

 

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…

 

SIA wants better forecasts of ID goods, including biometric passport chips

The Secure Identity Alliance has called for an easing of identity supply chain tensions through more effective forecasting strategies. The…

 

Aadhaar still blocking school attendance, expected block for pregnancy welfare

Despite Aadhaar, India’s national digital identity scheme, not being a requirement to attend school, many children are being denied access…

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