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Edgar BettsPanama to Introduce National Identity Card

Dear Members and Friends of the Smart Card Alliance Latin America – SCALA:

The Electoral Tribunal of Panama has embarked on a journey to develop a secure multi-application smart national identity card. It is hoped that the card, which will use an integrated circuit to align government services, will become the most advanced identity card in the region. The smart card technology-based card will be a secure document to conduct transactions. The Electoral Tribunal has been working with SCALA to increase their access to impartial information, gain access to industry experts, and exchange knowledge with other governments in the Americas.

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