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The US State Department has assembled 25,000 volunteers to try out the new online passport renewal program in advance of the service becoming available to the general public later in 2022.

News - September 5, 2022 12:01 a.m.

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Identity verification company Credas Technologies has been certified to perform digital identity verification for the Right to Work, Right to Rent and anti-money laundering checks that are being mandated in the UK.

News - September 5, 2022 midnight

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Veridos, a leading provider of integrated identity solutions, has acquired Valid USA’s identity solutions business to further grow its presence in the US market. A particular focus will be on enhancing its driving licence offering.

News - August 1, 2022 midnight

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The Finnish government is proposing a digital identification app in 2023 on smartphones and tablets that aims to prevent gender-based discrimination and promote work-based immigration.

News - August 1, 2022 midnight

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By the end of this year, Schengen member states will be required to have a biometric entry and exit system to register non- European citizens crossing an external EU border.

News - July 6, 2022 midnight

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The Ministry of Public Security will issue new-style passports from 1 July 2022, according to the Vietnam Government Portal. The move implements Circular 73/2021/TT-BCA of the Ministry of Public Security on passport specimens.

News - July 6, 2022 midnight

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As a side event to the 78th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the UN hosted ‘Building a More Resilient Future with Inclusive Civil Registration and Vital Statistics – Strengthening Linkages with the Health Sector’.

Free - June 9, 2022 midnight

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Apple, Google and Microsoft have all agreed to implement the password-less system proposed by the FIDO Alliance. The body has announced that the three companies have committed to phasing out passwords.

News - June 9, 2022 midnight

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Residents of Luxembourg now have access to a mobile ID app designed to act as a kind of authentication companion to the country’s physical ID card.

News - May 4, 2022 midnight