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Nepal reverses mandatory national ID requirement for social security benefits

The government of Nepal has reversed its decision to mandate the use of national identity cards for citizens to receive…

 

Nepal MPs say popularize national ID before mandating for service access

Some lawmakers in Nepal are unhappy that the government is in a rush to make the national digital ID card…

 

Biometric cards adapt with national digital identity systems

Governments in various countries are adopting and adapting digital identity systems with or based on cards. The Nepal government is…

 

Nepal’s digital identity transformation fosters challenges

In striving to develop a comprehensive digital identity system, Nepal is embarking on a transformative journey, promising to overhaul the…

 

Nepal to assign unique ID number at birth as part of digital ID program

Digital identity for individuals will soon start at birth or shortly thereafter in Nepal, where the government has begun issuing…

 

Nepal wants single biometric database for ID cards, CRVS, passports

Nepalese government officials have announced that biometrics will not be collected anew from passport applicants whose personal data is already…

 

Nepal’s takeover of Migrant Resource Centres highlights digital transformation challenge

In Nepal, Migrant Resource Centres (MRCs) are located outside of passport offices to serve applicants before they move on to…

 

Idemia supplies 2.8M more biometric passports for Nepal at reduced price

The government of Nepal has reached a deal with Idemia to supply 2.8 million biometric passports, which the country’s foreign…

 

Nepalese prime minister stirs controversy after ID verification assigned to his company

Nepal’s national identity card project is in the midst of a controversy after a contract to verify data from biometric…

 

Nepal pauses national ID card verification contract to probe tender process

Nepal’s Cabinet is halting a biometric ID contract and forming a panel to probe the decision by the country’s former…

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