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Apple has broken new ground by allowing iPhone users’ Apple Wallets to serve as official identification if equipped with a driver’s license or state ID. Setting up your iPhone with a driver’s license or state ID is just as simple as adding a card to your Apple Wallet, but you’ll need to follow a few steps.

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GET Group North America has launched an app on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store that enables businesses to automate the authentication of mobile ID and mobile driver’s license information. GET Mobile Verify allows businesses and government organizations to read digital IDs and driver’s licenses issued anywhere around the world as a legal form of age and identity verification.

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A bill in the Utah Legislature proposes to move to a digital driver license (DDL). State Sen. Lincoln Fillmore, R-South Jordan, is proposing a bill — Senate Bill 88 — that would make permanent an electronic license certificate or identification card and would require the Utah Driver License Division “to maintain the security and privacy of information related to” the mobile driver license and ID card.

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By this coming Easter, Greeks will be able to carry the downloaded full version of their digital IDs and mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs) in digital wallets on their mobile phones. Meanwhile, Greek authorities have also announced that it is now possible to save the ID card alongside other documentation such as vaccination and diagnostic certificates in the COVID-free GR Wallet.

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