ID Cards





New Document Issues

In this round up of recent new secure document issues, we record the new Swiss passport and ID card and the Slovak ID card.

Government - March 2, 2023 midnight

META Announces LumaChrome for Government Issued Cards

Functional materials company META has announced that its LumaChrome colour-shifting film can now be applied as a security feature for embedded polycarbonate government identity cards, eIDs and immunity cards through a new digital demetalisation process.

ID Cards - November 4, 2022 midnight

Uganda Sued Over Digital ID System

An alliance of charities has sued the Ugandan government, according to an article published by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, arguing that vulnerable groups have been denied access to potentially life-saving services due to flaws in the national ID card rollout.

ID Cards - July 6, 2022 midnight

The 20-Year History of Estonia’s eID Card

Estonia has, for a long time, been recognised as a tech-savvy country – boasting the highest number of tech-startups per person in the world. It took a step further into the eState provision of citizen services in 2002 with the introduction of the ID card.

ID Cards - March 31, 2022 midnight

Confusion Over Ghana Card as an ePassport

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has recently tweeted that the use of a state’s national identity card for international travel is not at the discretion of the issuing authority but is a decision for the receiving state.

ID Cards - March 2, 2022 midnight