Identity Document FAQs:


Q: Is an identity document used to connect a person to information about the person?

A: Yes, and often in a database.

Q: Are identity documents used or required to prove a person's identity?

A: Yes, and whether for government or commercial purposes.

Q: Are identity documents smart cards including a difficult-to-forge embedded integrated circuit?

A: Yes, that were standardized in 1988 by ISO/IEC 7816.

Q: Is an identity document sued to citizens of Ukraine?

A: Yes.

Q: Are identity documents required when opening a bank account or when dealing with public administration?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an identity document sued in the Republic of Macedonia?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an identity document sued only to Thai Nationals?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an identity document sued by the Identification Department to permanent residents and non-permanent residents?

A: Yes.

Q: Are identity documents required when opening bank accounts and upon start of work for a new employer?

A: Yes.

Q: Are identity documents not mandatory to carry by law?

A: Yes, but can be needed for bank services, age verification and other situations.

Q: Were identity documents created before, for workers from 1803 to 1890, nomads in 1912, and foreigners in 1917 during World War I?

A: Yes, National identity cards were first issued as the carte d'identité Française under the law of October 27, 1940, and were compulsory for everyone over the age of 16.

Q: Is an identity document quite relaxed and Venezuela lacks high-security in its birth certificates and other documents that give claim to citizenship?

A: Yes.

Q: Is an identity document sued by the Immigration Department of Hong Kong to all people who hold the right of abode?

A: Yes, and right to land or other forms of limited stay longer than 180 days in Hong Kong.

Q: Is an identity document not valid as a travel document or valid for use outside South Africa?

A: Yes.

Q: Are identity documents required?

A: Yes, such as an identity document linking a name, photograph and signature , evidence of operating in the community, and evidence of a current residential address.