Not long ago, the National Identification Authority (NIA) made a public announcement of closing down all Ghana Card registration centres for 1 week. With this, there will not be registration of new Ghana Cards, issuing of cards or replacement of Ghana Cards.
Today, the National Identification Authority (NIA) has begun all processes to get all of its district and regional offices operational in the shortest possible time for work on the Ghana Card.
There have been deployment of NIA officials to fill up all the National Identification Authority (NIA) offices across Ghana.
In the new development, the NIA has released a presser which shows clearly planned schedules according to which their operations will follow when all offices have become operational.
Below is the full press release made by the National Identification Authority for your notice, kindly follow accordingly and know more on the Ghana Card registration:
PRESS RELEASE BY NIA
The National Identification Authority (NIA) wishes to inform the general public that, effective 3rd November 2021, it will commence the operationalization of its 16 Regional and 275 District offices across the country based on the following plan:
A. From 3rd to 5th November 2021 – Setting up, conducting public sensitization, and engaging with community leaders on the impending operations of the Regional and District offices. This will also enable newly-appointed officers to familiarize themselves with their various communities and undertake other preparatory activities;
B. From 8th to 16th November 2021 (except weekends) – Issuing Ghana Cards to Ghanaians who registered during the mass registration but could not receive their cards;
C. From 17th November 2021 onwards – Continuation of issuance of Ghana Cards to applicants;
D. From 17th November 2021 onwards – Registering and issuing Ghana Cards to Ghanaians aged 15 years and above;
E. From 29th November 2021 onwards – Replacement of lost, stolen, and damaged Ghana Cards;
F. From 29th November 2021 onwards – Updating of personal information of applicants in the National Identity Register (NIR).
The NIA will announce in due course the timelines for the registration of Ghanaians under 15 years.
The Regional and District offices of the NIA will operate within the usual business hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. The Premium Registration Centre at the NIA Head Office will be open for business on Wednesday, 3rd November 2021.
The National Identification Authority (NIA) under the government of Ghana requests the cooperation and support of members of the general public respectfully.
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