Personal Identification (PID) is an identity credential issued by states that create Super IDs for residents. PID is used by residents as their primary means of identification for state programs and services. It becomes the breeder credential for residents to apply for state programs and services such as driver licenses and Medicaid, and to prove their eligibility and identity for employment and voting.
PID enables states to prevent individuals from obtaining valid credentials using fraudulently-obtained identity documents, and weed out the existing holders of counterfeit and stolen documents.
Streamline Identification Processes
PID credentials enables individuals to be confirmed across agencies and programs, thus preventing the use of multiple identifies by individuals for fraud and criminal activity.
Ensure Program Integrity
PID helps states prevent the loss of millions of dollars to fraud in programs such as Medicaid, and address challenges with tax refund fraud, worker eligibility and fraud in disaster relief programs.
PID streamlines and coordinates identification processes across programs and departments, resulting in reduced administrative and operational costs.