Visa Europe considers biometric authentication for payment

In his latest blog post, Visa Europe director of new payment propositions Jonathan Vaux attributes the increase in the popularity…


Russia looks to biometrics for foreign visa applications

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has proposed a process of capturing fingerprint biometrics for people applying for entry visas, starting this summer….


4G Identity Solutions launches biometric visa issuance system

4G Identity Solutions has announced the launch of its Biometric Enabled Electronic-Visa Issuance System (BEVIS) and rollout of the system for…


Aware deploys biometrics software in Saudi Arabia for visa issuance

Aware has announced that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has begun the deployment of…


Canadian Government uses Aware software for biometric visa applicant screening

Aware has announced that several Government of Canada departments and agencies have deployed its software as part of a new biometric…


Lumidigm to provide fingerprint sensors for Senegal visa enrollment stations

Lumidigm has announced that it will provide fingerprint sensors for Senegalese biometric visa enrollment stations. Specifically, the stations, made by Zetes,…


Indra boasts biometric capture briefcase for Maltese visas

Indra Sistemas SA has made a system for capturing biometric information for Maltese embassies and consulates that’s mounted in a briefcase….


Australian DIAC trials biometric collection for Nigerian visa applications

The Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) is starting a pilot test involving biometrics for visa applicants in Nigeria. Visa…


U.S., Canada, Israel consider Aadhaar for visa applications

Three countries – the U.S., Canada and Israel – have expressed interest in using Aadhaar-based applications to simplify the visa…


CLEAR and Visa partner to offer expedited travel for select customers

On the back of a new relationship with CLEAR, Visa Signature account holders can now use their biometrics to move…

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