The National Identification Application provides Government with a smart card system which facilitates all the citizens/residents of the country having their national identification and fingerprints stored onto a smart card.
If required by Government, the smart card also provides the citizens with a portable e-purse which can be used for several other functions, such as banking, transacting and other Government applications etc.
Benefits to the Government
- Security - biometric fingerprint identification
- Only eligible citizens have a smart card
- No duplications
- Reduced fraud and theft
- Reduced operational and administrative costs