26Apr

Countries with electronic ID cards for secure identification.

Written by in National ID cards

Gemalto says that 3,5 billion citizens to carry a national electronic ID cards by 2018.

Popularity and usage of Smart Card based identification methods keeps on growing rapidly. More and more countries are catching up with the future and implementing state of the art identification methods for their citizens.

Here is list of some of the countries with Smart Card based identity documents that are or will be soon available via Smart ID platform so you can identify anybody on your website. Contact info@smartid.ee or +372 555 29 332 for more information.

  1. Albania – Albanian Identity Card (Letërnjoftimi)
  2. Algeria – the biometric national identity card (Carte nationale d’identité biométrique électronique CNIBE).
  3. Austria – Identity Card (Personalausweis)
  4. Bahrain -Bahrain ID Card (بطاقة الهوية)
  5. Bangladesh – National ID Card Bangladesh, (জাতীয় পরিচয়পত্র সংশোধন)
  6. Belgium – Belgium ID card (Identiteitskaart / Carte d’Identité / Personalausweis)
  7. Brazil – Brazil Identity card (Cédula de Identidade)
  8. Bulgaria – Electronic Identity card (Картата за електронна идентичност)
  9. Cameroon – Cameroon National Identity card
  10. Chile –Identity card (Cédula de identidad)
  11. Croatia – Croatian identity card (Osobna iskaznica)
  12. Cyprus – Greek: (Δελτίο Ταυτότητας), Turkish: (Kimlik Kartı)
  13. Czech Republic – Czech national identity card (Občanský průkaz, literally civic certificate)
  14. Egypt – Personality Verification Card (بطاقة تحقيق الشخصية)
  15. Estonia – Isikutunnistus (ID kaart and Mobiil ID)
  16. Finland – Sähköinen henkilökortti or HST-kortti (HST tarkoittaa henkilön sähköistä tunnistamista)
  17. Germany –  German Identity Card (German: Personalausweis)
  18. Gibraltar – Civilian registration card
  19. Guatemala –  National Identity Document (Documento Personal de Identificación)
  20. Hong Kong – Hong Kong Identity Card (Chinese: 香港身份證, abbreviation: HKID)  Hong Kong Permanent Identity Card (Chinese: 香港永久性居民身份證)
  21. Hungary – Electronic identity card elektronikus személyazonosító igazolványt (eSzemélyit)
  22. India – e-Aadhaar, e-KYC, Drivers license with Smart card, Ration card, Household card
  23. Japan – Basic Resident Register Card ( 住基ネット Juki Net )
  24. Iran – Iranian national identity card (kārt-e melli کارت ملی)
  25. Iraq – National Card البطاقة الوطنية (Arabic) كارتى نيشتيمانى (Kurdish)
  26. Ireland -Public Service Cards PSC (Cárta Seirbhísí Poiblí)
  27. Italy – Electronic Identity Card (carta d’identità elettronica italiana CIE)
  28. Kuwait – Civil Identity Card (المدنيةالبطاقة)
  29. Latvia – identity card (Personas apliecība)
  30. Liechtenstein  – Identity Card (in German: Identitätskarte Liechtenstein)
  31. Lithuania – Personal identity card (Asmens tapatybės kortelė)
  32. Luxembourg – Luxembourgish identity card (Carte d’identité)
  33. Macau –  Macau Resident Identity Card (Chinese: 澳門居民身份證; Portuguese: Bilhete de Identidade de Residente), (Chinese: 澳門特別行政區永久性居民身份證; Portuguese: Bilhete de Identidade de Residente Permanente da R.A.E.M.) and  (Chinese: 澳門特別行政區非永久性居民身份證; Portuguese: Bilhete de Identidade de Residente não Permanente da R.A.E.M.).
  34. Malaysia – Malaysian Identity Card (Kad Pengenalan Malaysia)
  35. Malawi – Citizen identification (Chiphaso cha Nzika)
  36. Malta – e-ID card (Karta tal-Identità)
  37. Mauritius – National Identity card
  38. Monaco – Carte d’identité Monégasque Electronique or CIME)
  39. Norway – National Identity card (Nasjonalt Identitetskort)
  40. Oman – Omani ID card (بطاقة الاحوال)
  41. Netherlands – Dutch identity card (Dutch: Nederlandse identiteitskaart)
  42. Nigeria – National Electronic Identity Card
  43. Pakistan – Computerised National Identity Card CNIC 
  44. Peru – Documento Nacional de Identidad (DNI)
  45. Portugal – Citizen card (Cartão de Cidadão)
  46. Qatar – Qatari ID card (بطاقة شخصية)
  47. Romania – Implementation in progress. Identity card (Romanian: Carte de identitate) (Carte d’identite)
  48. Russia – Universal electronic card (UEC) (Russian: универсальная электронная карта) National ID card project is shut down end of 2016. Rumors say there will be new and better card soon.
  49. Saudi Arabia – National ID card (بطاقة الأحوال المدنية)
  50. Serbia – Serbian identity card (Serbian: Лична карта / Lična karta)
  51. Slovakia – Slovak identity card (Slovak: Občiansky preukaz)
  52. South Africa – National Identity card
  53. Spain – National identity card (Documento Nacional de Identidad)
  54. Sri Lanka – electronic identity card e-Nic
  55. Sweden – national identity card (Swedish: nationellt id-kort)
  56. Thailand – Thai national ID card (บัตรประจำตัวประชาชน)
  57. Turkey –  Republic of Turkey Identity Card (Turkish: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Kimlik Kartı)
  58. Ukraine – Passport of the Citizen of Ukraine (Паспорт громадянина України)
  59. United Arab Emirates UAE – Emirates ID (بطاقة الهوية)