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Posted On: 3 June 2022 04:33 pm
Updated On: 5 June 2022 10:28 am

Ministry launches QDI Digital Identity app on Apple Store

Vrinda Abilash
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The Ministry of Interior (MOI) has announced the launch of the “QDI Digital Identity” application on the Apple Store, to become available for download for iOS users.

As per the Ministry, the application is characterized by providing the highest levels of confidence in obtaining the digital identity of users to contribute to the reduction of impersonation crimes by using the latest technologies such as facial recognition technology, in order to document the authenticity of the identity of the people qualified for the service and the accompanying protection and security of electronic transactions over the Internet.

Image credit: Screengrab from Apple Store

First phase of the application

The first phase of the application includes verifying the digital identity, in addition to providing an easy way to access the electronic services on the Ministry of Interior website, as an alternative to using the current method, which includes the use of the automatic reader of the Virtual Smart Card.

Image credit: Screengrab from the app

The activation of the app is free but to set up the digital signature feature, the charge is QR 250.

What else does the app have?

The application also contains the electronic stamping of documents issued by the Ministry of Interior, as well as the digital wallet, which provides storage and access services for the official card and electronically signed and sealed transactions for individuals at the Ministry of Interior.

It is noteworthy that the QDI personal card application aims to enhance confidentiality and security in the field of electronic information transmission and make it available to stakeholders in order to facilitate users and achieve the Ministry of Interior slogan of integrated and secure digital services and services without auditors, and work is currently underway to add the application to other electronic stores.

Download application here:

Source and cover image credit: MOI