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Jamaica to issue free birth certificates ahead of national digital ID enrollment drive

Jamaica has launched what it calls ‘Operation Birthright,’ a campaign intended to issue free birth certificates to as many as…

 

Lessons in informing public about digital ID from Jamaica and Singapore

Communication with the public about how digital ID programs work has been insufficient in some past instances, but a government…

 

Jamaica national ID deployment moves forward with first biometric registration centers opening

The first biometric enrolment center to enable citizens to register for Jamaica’s new National Identification System (NIDS) is scheduled to…

 

Jamaica, Pakistan look to ease cash assistance programs with digital ID

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the country has to accelerate the implementation of its National Identification System (NIDS) to…

 

Jamaica plans biometric ID card issuance pilot, Pakistan and Vietnam upgrade systems

Jamaica has announced that it will begin issuing national ID cards through the National Identification System (NIDS) as from the…

 

Cambodia, Jamaica to roll out digital IDs, Bangladesh plans issuance for farmers

The issuance of digital IDs in Jamaica is expected to begin this year, a government official has announced, following the…

 

Jamaica, Cayman Islands mull digital ID for more government services, PhilSys scaling up

Authorities in Jamaica are considering linking the national identification number (NIN) to the taxpayer’s registration number (TRN) once pending digital…

 

Data privacy concerns persist over national digital identity system for Jamaica

Concerns about the safety of personal data to be collected for Jamaica’s National Identity System (NIDS) program have again been…

 

Jamaica considers fast-tracking national digital ID system to accelerate pandemic relief response

Jamaica’s government is discussing fast-tracking the implementation of its digital National Identification System (NIDS) in order to ease its efforts…

 

Jamaica’s Constitutional Court strikes down national biometric system

The Constitutional Court of Jamaica has struck down the country’s mandatory biometric National Identification and Registration Act and the National…

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