Tag Archives: Driving License Cards

Madras Security Printers wins contract to supply 750,000 smart cards

By | October 16, 2017

The government has awarded the contract of printing and supplying additional 750,000 smart driving licence cards to Madras Security Printers of India. Madras Security Printers is also the current supplier of smart driving license cards to the government. Roop Narayan Bhattarai, director general of the Department of Transport Management (DoTM), informed that the Indian company was awarded the… Read More »

Indian company wins tender to supply smart driving licences again

By | October 16, 2017

Kathmandu, October 16 India-based Madras Security Printers has won the tender called by the Nepal government to print and supply 750,000 smart driving licences. The same company had supplied licences to the Department of Transport Management earlier. The Department’s Director General Rup Narayan Bhattarai says an agreement in this regard will be signed today. Earlier, the Supreme Court… Read More »

Nepal – Four companies show interest to supply smart cards

By | October 4, 2017

Four international companies — three French and one Indian — have shown interest to supply smart driving licence cards to Nepal. Including Madras Security Printers India, which is also the present supplier, Oberthur Technologie France, PW Technologies France and Cilpsals Technology France have shown interest to supply smart driving licence cards. The Department of Transport Management (DoTM) had… Read More »

Thailand – DLT issues smart driving licenses

By | September 7, 2017

BANGKOK – The Department of Land Transport (DLT) is issuing new driving licenses encoded with QR code with an aim to promote road safety. DLT Director-General Sanit Promwong revealed that the DLT wanted to raise the quality of driving licenses to a global standard. The QR code is added to the card to prevent counterfeiting. This technology will… Read More »

New Biometric Driver’s License for the Philippines

By | August 30, 2017

HAMBURG, Germany, August 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — DERMALOG, the largest German biometrics company, supplies the new driver´s licenses for the Philippines. The new driver´s license system went live yesterday, 29th August 2017 in Manila. 32 security features, plus fingerprint biometrics makes the new Philippines driver´s license one of the most secure in the world. The cards can be issued within 5-10 minutes, for better service… Read More »

India – Hurdles for distribution of smart driving licences cleared

By | August 29, 2017

The Tender Evaluation Committee (TEC) has given reasons for reaching the conclusion either for accepting or rejecting the tenders. Chennai: Legal hurdles has been cleared for distribution of smart card based driving licenses and registration certificates for vehicles as the Madras High Court upheld a State government tender awarded to a private firm. While dismissing the writ petitions from… Read More »

Philippines – LTO rolls out 5-year drivers’ license cards

By | August 29, 2017

MANILA  — The Land Transportation Office (LTO) has rolled out Tuesday the drivers’ license cards with five-year validity. LTO Chief Edgar Galvante said drivers who will either acquire or renew their licenses will be getting cards on the same day. He assured that the license cards will be tamper-proof as these will contain biometric information of the drivers. “The license… Read More »

The majority of US public is ready for mobile driver licenses according to an OT-Morpho & Radius Global Market Research study

By | August 23, 2017

National Research shows license renewal and privacy protection as most appealing to consumers. A new study conducted by Radius Global Market Research and MorphoTrust USA, part of OT-Morpho, a world leader in digital security and identification technologies, shows the majority of the U.S. public is ready for the traditional plastic driver’s license to go mobile. The survey polled… Read More »

Kenya to start using digital driving licenses, NTSA

By | July 12, 2017

Early this year, the National Transport and Safety Authority of Kenya announced a proposal to launch a smart driving licenses. The move was made primarily to improve motorist safety on the roads. NTSA in March signed a Sh2.1 billion contract with the National Bank of Kenya for the manufacture and formulation of the smart licenses aimed at revolutionizing… Read More »

India – RTO to get portable smart card readers in four months

By | July 11, 2017

Keeping a track of and registering traffic offences will become easier, with the state transport department deciding to procure portable readers that can read and register the data stored in the smart card microchip. The state transport department within four months will start distributing hand-held smart card readers to Regional Transport Offices (RTOs), ten years after it introduced… Read More »

Nepal to replace all paper-based driving licenses with smart driving license

By | June 26, 2017

KATHMANDU, June 26 (Xinhua) — Nepal is moving forward to replace around 2 million paper-based driving licenses with smart driving license within a year, a senior Nepali government official said. The smart license enables the government authority to end duplication of licences and keep electronic records of vehicles and vehicle owners. Once the card is scanned, cardholder’s biometric… Read More »

USA – PennDOT to phase in newly-designed driver licenses, identification cards

By | June 20, 2017

  HARRISBURG, Pa. — As part of ongoing security enhancements, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has updated the design and enhanced the security features of its driver license and identification card products. PennDOT entered a new contract with MorphoTrust USA in August of 2015 for the design and issuance of Driver License (DL) and Identification (ID) cards. Over… Read More »

Philippines – LTO chief faces another complaint over P830-M driver’s license cards

By | June 9, 2017

MANILA, Philippines — Land Transportation Office (LTO) chief Edgar Galvante is facing another criminal complaint before the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with his office’s alleged anomalous driver’s license card projects. In its 14-page complaint filed Thursday, advocacy group Anti-Trapo Movement (ATM) represented by its founding chairman Leon Peralta, urged the ombudsman to investigate Galvante and 12 other individuals… Read More »

Four Canadian provinces award new contract to Gemalto for secure driver’s license cards and issuance

By | June 1, 2017

​​​Amsterdam- June 1, 2017, Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, announces that it won four contracts to provide a new, highly-secure polycarbonate driver’s license in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island. The Atlantic Provinces sought a provider with a strong position as an innovative partner capable of producing laser-engraved polycarbonate… Read More »

Philippines – SC urged to stop driver’s license cards deal

By | May 26, 2017

An anti-corruption watchdog asked the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday to block the P829.67-million deal involving the procurement of driver’s license cards with five-year validity from an allegedly anomalous joint venture. In a petition, the Anti-Trapo Movement (ATM) of the Philippines, Inc. urged the high court to stop the Land Transportation Office (LTO) from proceeding with the procurement… Read More »

Kenya – Smart driving licence to be launched in July – NTSA

By | May 3, 2017

The National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA) will launch a smart driving license with a view of replacing old paper-based ones to help in curbing rogue drivers on roads in two months time. This is according to the body’s Director of Road Safety, Njeri Waithaka. According to Waithaka, the tech-based driving license will be fitted with an electronic… Read More »