Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is the Ethiopian “Fayda” Digital ID and its benefit?
Fayda National Digital ID is a foundational that enables individuals to prove their identity and offers service providers a trusted digital authentication in real-time. Its benefit are:
- A valid proof of legal identity providing the basic “right to identification”
- An identification scheme with “minimal barriers to entry”, allowing equitable access across all geographies, communities, levels of income and urbanization
- Biometric based identification means the loss one’s card or credential does not mean the loss of one’s identity
- Trusted transactions between service provider and consumer, which allows for efficient service delivery
- Promotes accountability and transparency in all economic, social and policy aspects of the nation