Nigeria Digital Driver’s Licence – The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Federal Road safety Corps has kicked off Digital Driver’s Licence which can be assessed on mobile devices.
OVERVIEW OF NDL DIGITAL DRIVER’S LICENCE
The digital driver’s licence is an electronic representation of the physical driver’s licence Nigerians holds which afford them the legal right to drive the Nigerian road. The digital driving licence is available readily on all the various stores on smartphone phones.
BENEFITS OF THE DIGITAL DRIVER’S LICENCE (DNL)
. The digital licence is optional and available at an additional nominal fee
. It is designed to be used in addition to the physical card
. Update are applied in real time, this means that holder don’t need to wait for a physical card to be dispatched to the when renewing or reissuing their licences
. The App works offline and can be viewed without data coverage
. Your licence information is protected by the security on your phone (Pin, Fingerprints, Facial Recognition), as well as the security of the phone.
ESSENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT THE NIGERIA DIGITAL DRIVER’S LICENCE
. YOUR SECURITY AND PRIVACY: To ensure the privacy and security of holders, comprehensive security measures have been implemented to protect holder’s information and identity at all times. These measures are similar to those used in internet banking.
. INCASE OF THEFT OR PHONE LOSS: Incase your smartphone is lost or stolen, your digital driver’s license is protected by your phone pin, your digital license App pin and any other security or authentication mechanisms you normally use with your phone including bio-metric authentication.
. WHAT TO DO IF YOU CAN’T ACCESS THE INTERNET: The digital driver’s license is available offline as long as you are logged in to App. You will be required to use your pin at all times to access your license whenever you want to.