Government Credentials

Highly secure, data capture, encoding, encryption and production solutions for producing sensitive government credentials.


Comprehensive Citizen ID Solutions

Selecting the right government identification solution is a complex task that is further complicated by the need to customize solutions for widely differing requirements and risk profiles. HID Global provides an unparalleled breadth and depth of services, solutions and expertise across all aspects of the government identification market. HID provides the industry’s widest range of secure, flexible and uniquely differentiated offerings, from card manufacturing skills and market leading products to customizable, in-house technologies and expert professional services.

Contactless Inlays, Prelaminates and Cards

Secure, durable, reliable and compliant. HID Global offers a wide range of innovative products that enable our customers to easily and effectively build solutions that meet these requirements.

Extensive Line of Government Readers

HID Global’s readers lead the industry in accuracy, compatibility, technological innovation and responsiveness. Used by the world’s top scanner suppliers, HID’s reader technology and solutions are deployed across a wide range of government and national ID programs, including government ID projects in Canada, Egypt, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Sweden, Russia, UK and the U.S.

Optical Security Media

HID Global’s LaserCard® optical security media is widely acknowledged as the most tamper-proof and counterfeit-resistant ID credential platform available. The solution is used worldwide in major identity card programs, including the U.S. Permanent Resident Card or “Green Card” to provide unparalleled levels of physical and visual security.

World-Class, High-Performance Security Printers

With more than 30 years of manufacturing excellence and over 200,000 systems shipped world-wide, HID Global’s industry-leading FARGO® ID Card Personalization Systems offer a wide range of options to serve the needs of all types of government organizations, from entry level to large-scale national deployment.

Flexible Credential Management Solution

Governments deploying IDs to their citizens need sophisticated credential management solutions to issue and manage those IDs. The ActivID™ CMS solution was designed and architected for tomorrow’s needs. Over 30 million credentials have been issued using the ActivID™ Credential Management System.

Concept-to-Implementation Support

Implementing a major government ID program demands a highly specialized level of support and consulting expertise. To help create the most appropriate solutions for complex projects, HID Global offers depth of expertise, extensive project management and technical knowledge advice through Professional Services.