Sri Lanka launched program to issue National Identity Cards for those without Birth Certificates
Sri Lanka Government launched a program to issue National Identity Cards (NIC) to people above the age of 40 who are unable to obtain a National Identity Card (NIC) due to the absence of a birth certificate.
Accordingly, Sri Lankan citizens above the age of 40 years, who have permanent residence in a Grama Niladhari division, and are registered in the voter’s register, who have not yet obtained a national identity card due to the absence of a birth certificate, will have the opportunity to apply for this.
A circular regarding this matter was issued to all Divisional Secretaries, Commissioner General of the Department for Registration of Persons Pradeep Saputhanthri said.
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