Prepared for Elad | Delivered November 29, 2019
Market of City ID Cards
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To continue mapping cities that have provided/are providing City ID cards, provide a link to the program and a summary of the project which includes the scope of the work.
Additional states that have launched the City ID program are
), Washington DC.
City of Providence
in Rhode Island has issues a municipal ID card
will launch a municipal ID card.
is considering launching a municipal ID card and has carried out a feasibility study for the card.
New York City
to the IDNYC program which issues the ID cards.
New York launched the IDNYC municipal identification program in 2015. The IDNYC card can be used by all residents of NYC regardless of immigration status. The card can be used to as "
proof of identity
, an ID for benefits applications and opening bank accounts, and a membership and discount card for services throughout the city"
In 2018, IDNYC announced that it was upgrading the card by embedding a smart chip that would enable the card holder to make electronic payments and would also serve as another authentication factor. "The EMV chip will
with other government programs such as NYC’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s planned contactless fare payment system and the city public health care system’s medical
Furthermore, the card would "
allow for payments
to private vendors throughout the city, using both contactless and traditional card-reader systems."
This is the Request for the
Expression of Interest
for a financial service provider that was issued by NYC.
The technical requirements stated for the upgraded card was that it must have a
Smart Chip EMV
(dual interface: contact/insert and contactless), a magnetic strip and a card verification value code.
Other requirements regarded
privacy, account activation
, account access and fees, card funding and loading, and customer service.
announced that it would not be possible to add a smart chip in the IDNYC municipal identification card due to a
that was introduced in September 2019.
that provides information on accessing the City ID in Northfield.
It provides "the community an
to access city programs, services, and activities, and provide a means to substantiate a person's identity."