Insights on National Identity Cards Potential Applications and Digitizing Its Uses Based on the EID Card

Afifi, M A M (2019) Insights on National Identity Cards Potential Applications and Digitizing Its Uses Based on the EID Card. In: 2019 International Conference on Digitization (ICD), 18-19 November 2019, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

[thumbnail of 52.pdf] Text
52.pdf - Published Version
Restricted to Registered users only

Download (3MB) | Request a copy


National Identity Cards have become one of the most important modern personal identification methods in the history of identity authentication. Over the past few years, electronic identity cards started to be used in different countries all over the world, but for more than a decade the UAE started to use it for personal identification and authentication purposes. Emirates identity is an ID card given out by the Central government for Distinctiveness and Nationality. It's a lawful obligation for every UAE residents as well as inhabitants to request for a card and carry it all the time. It is used in numerous ways such as, as a uniqueness evidence to get public amenities, for polling during ballot vote of Central National Assembly, as a transit manuscript for UAE residents to the GCC, also can be used as a document to pass immigration via the Electronic-Gates and smart entrance at the UAE airports. A few years later, some companies started to use the same identity card issued by the National Identity Card Authority (ICA) for other purposes. From the time when ICA was established, it has specified in giving ID and validation amenities of distinctiveness for persons to central and confined administration establishments plus all additional bodies which influence the solutions appropriate in this respect. The authorities have mandated ICA, for duties such as, the mandate to demand the required facts and data from the proficient establishments in the Nation to deliver its goals. This paper is going to discuss the potential applications for the electronic identity card and how its uses can be expanded to explore new areas of usage to ease and reduce the possession of many other cards, having all the information needed to access the day-to-day services with one electronic card.

Affiliation: Skyline University College
SUC Author(s): Afifi, M A M
All Author(s): Afifi, M A M
Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: UAE, ID Card, EID Card, Electronic Identity, eID, National Identity Cards, Identity Management
Subjects: B Information Technology > BZ Mobile Application
Divisions: Skyline University College > School of IT
Depositing User: Mr Veeramani Rasu
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2021 08:58
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2021 08:58
Publisher URL:
Publisher OA policy:
Related URLs:

Actions (login required)

View Item
View Item
Statistics for SkyRep ePrint 54 Statistics for this ePrint Item