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By Tom Phillips[2] • Updated[3]

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The US state of Utah is to pilot a mobile driving licence (mDL) that will enable drivers to provide digital proof of their identity, licence status and age by tapping their mobile device on an NFC reader or by showing a QR code for scanning.

Holders of the Utah mDL[4] will be able to use the digital credential in restaurants, bars, nightclubs, liquor stores and other venues requiring age verification, and will be able to choose what personal information is displayed according to the requirements of the person requesting it.

The new digital licence will be fully compliant with the ISO 18103-5 international standard for mobile IDs and has been developed according to US domestic implementation guidelines set out by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators[5].

The Utah Driver License Division (DLD) is piloting the mDL using the GET Mobile ID[6] app developed by GET Group North America and Scytáles[7].

“The new mDLs are a secure, contactless digital form of ID that

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