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Digital Driver's License US Pilot

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A secure companion to the physical ID for mobile-first citizens

NISTGemalto​ has received a two-year grant from the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to pilot the development of a smartphone-based credential.​

The interoperable pilot will run over the course of two years in five US jurisdictions, and explore four main use cases, namely enrollment, updates to the document once it's in the field, attribute sharing and law enforcement.​

Gemalto is partnering with Colorad​​o, Idaho, Maryland, and Washington D.C. 

Gemalto is partnerin​g with Colorado, Idaho, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Wyoming

The Digital Driver’s Licenses (DDL) pilot will involve stakeholders like law enforcement, TSA, banks and retailers.


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  • What is a digital driver's license?

    The digital driver’s license enables new security features, coupled with advanced in-field verification. It also allows for enhanced privacy for citizens through better control of personal information. 

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 Blog Posts

  • Posted on Nov 16, 2017

    Digital Driver’s Licenses Take Flight in Wyoming

    How did mobile licensing fare when tested in highway patrol and airport ID verifications in Wyoming?

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  • Posted on Oct 17, 2017

    What can DDL learn from mobile payment adoption?

    What can the last three years of mobile payment adoption teach us about the future of DDLs?

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  • Posted on Sep 29, 2017

    DDL Pilot Goes Live in Maryland and Washington DC

    Smartphone-based ID is tested for age & ID verification in Maryland and DC at shops, casinos, stadiums and police stops

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