The Management of the National Identification Authority (NIA) says it will from Tuesday, November 2, 2021, begin Ghana Card registration at its regional and district offices across the country based on the following plans;
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 Identification Authority in a statement copied to EducationWeb.com.gh said it will in due course communicate the timeline for Ghanaians under 15 years to register for the national identification card (Ghana Card).
The regional and district offices it noted will operate within the business hours from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. “Premium registration centre at the NIA Head Office will be open for business on November 3 2021,” it added.