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Daon adds multi-flight travel capabilities to digital ID app VeriFLY

Daon has added multi-leg travel capabilities to its digital ID and travel app VeriFLY, which uses selfie biometrics. The update,…

 

Kenya to comply with regional bloc directive on biometric passports from end November

Kenyans have until 30 November to get new East African Community (EAC) biometric passports if they want to be able…

 

Dominican Republic prepares ground for biometric passport project take-off

Prospection for an implementing partner of the Dominican Republic’s new biometric passport has begun, after the President of the Republic…

 

UAE launches new generation biometric passport, Afghanistan to up processing capacity

The government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently launched the third generation of its biometric passport, alongside a trial…

 

Turkey to print Hungarian, French biometric passports

Turkey’s Interior Minister, Süleyman Soylu, has disclosed that the country has reached deals with Hungary and France to print their…

 

Serbia, Kosovo reach reciprocal deal to accept ID cards as travel documents

A series of digital ID credentials issued around the world that people can use to cross borders are going through…

 

Moscow airport announces 500,000 traveler milestone for biometric passport control

The Sheremetyevo Alexander S. Pushkin Airport (SVO) serving Moscow announced that more than 500,000 travelers have used its novel biometric…

 

Zimbabwe’s leader a controversial proponent of biometric IDs

It likely is not the endorsement that backers of digital national IDs would seek, but the controversial President of Zimbabwe…

 

Ghana switches from dedicated biometric cards for pensioners to Ghana Card, counts savings

The head of the Ghana Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT), the government agency responsible for managing pension matters,…

 

EU postpones ETIAS, traveler biometrics until November 2023

The plan for third country arrivals to apply for a visa waiver and undergo biometric capture to enter (or leave)…

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