Saudi Arabia launches online ID system

11/01/21

Saudi Arabia has launched the digital versions of the national identity cards.

Muhammad Al-Jasser, a spokesman for Civil Status, said that the electronic ID would help verify identity of citizens in case they are not in possession of the hard copy of their IDs, reported Arab News.

Through the service, all details can be viewed using a QR code of “Absher Individuals” application. Citizens can download a copy of their Digital IDs on their smart devices so that they can use it even without an internet connection.

 

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