ISSUING OF NIDS CARDS TO BEGIN THIS YEAR

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The Government is to begin issuing National Identification cards this year, following the passage levitra 20mg tablets of the associated regulations for the National Identification and Registration Act.

This was announced by Governor-General, Sir Patrick Allen, who was delivering the Throne Speech at the ceremonial opening of Parliament yesterday (Thurs).

He noted that the coronavirus pandemic has highlighted the critical importance of establishing the unique identity of each citizen to provide efficient, timely and targeted services by the Government.

Jamaica’s national identification system will provide a comprehensive and secure structure to enable the collection and storage of identity information.

This secure voluntary tool can also verify an individual’s identity, facilitate the electronic signing of documents and securely access a range of government services online.