Lebanon begins issuing biometric mDLs
06 March 2018 18:44 GMT

The Traffic, Trucks and Vehicles Management Authority in Lebanon began issuing the new biometric driving licenses that ensure the protection of identities through personalized biometric data. 

Portugese identity management solutions firm Vision-Box is supplying the new automated biometric identity enrollment infrastructure in partnership with local partner Inkript, an established Lebanese company specialized in providing digital identification solutions and notably supports governments deliver secure services to its citizens. 

In the scope of the modernization program, the Lebanese Traffic, Trucks and Vehicles Management Authority equipped select service centers nationwide with 25 advanced biometric enrollment units by Vision-Box, vb e-pass desktops.

Miguel Leitmann, Vision-Box CEO, states that, “Vision-Box is pleased to contribute to the facilitation of the Lebanese driver license application process, while strengthening the security and efficiency vectors. Adopting a modern and more secure biometric identification process is sure to raise the public’s level of trust in the system and strengthens our vision of advancing personal identity security to all citizens”.

The firm has said the vb e-pass desktop’s multimodal functionality allows the registration of applicant’s biographical information, captures face and fingerprint biometric images in less than 30 seconds, and features automated height and lighting adjusted to each individual’s physical features.