We already know that Qatar is oil-rich gulf country, but little do we know that it also champions the digital technology usage in the GCC countries. Apart from this, it is also serious about its privacy and protection of the data of its citizens when it comes to safeguarding their people’s identity. Qatar has become the latest Middle Eastern country to reveal plans for a smart card-based national ID system. Some 700,000 cards are expected to be rolled out over the next three years.
What is Qatar National Id Card
At the end of 2007, Qatar began rolling out biometric-enabled national ID cards. Qatari citizens are using these high-end national Identity cards, combining built-in biometrics features and contact and contactless technologies as their national ID document.
In addition to the personal data available in usual ID documents, the microprocessor also stores the person’s fingerprint. Using the cards, the Qataris can access a new range of secure eGovernment services and perform transactions in a simple and secure manner.
Key attributes of the Qatari national eID card
- New secure biometric identity document
- Match-on-card technology to store and verify fingerprints
- PKI-enabled secure identification and strong authentication
- Issued to Qatari citizens as well as foreign residents
- Used with a smart card reader for secure access to any government portals.
Now with, Accura Scan covering Qatar ID card, it can be easily used by numerous institutions in rich Qatar like banks, airports, government offices and credit institutions. So, instead of wasting time by typing or writing down customer details or taking out printouts of the same, all they have to do is install Accurascan on your mobile and scan with a tap. With the use of the Accurascan app that is compatible with both iOS and Android platforms, banks can eliminate the need for papers, files or registers. It also reduces the use of paper and its wastage which is an eco-friendly initiative in a country which is quite rich and known to spend on technology.
Moreover, Accurascan app has a web SDK/API which can be used to integrate with the banks as their apps and the bank has the liberty to enhance the features of the Accurascan app with it. The web SDK/API is tool kit for adding extra features or for customizing it as per the requirements. Thus, with this tool kit, the user can have a wide scope of a tailor-made app.
Accura Scan, a pioneer in scanning technology is a perfect solution for the onboarding and KYC of the new customers. At Accura Technolabs, it is our mission to replace the manual KYC onboarding. You can check out more information about us here https://accurascan.com/download