NIA begins work in district and regional offices
The National Identification Authority (NIA) has announced that
effective June 1, 2021, it will begin the operationalisation of
17 Regional and 275 District offices nationwide.
The NIA offices will operate within the usual business hours
from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday.
NIA has explained this decentralization initiative will increase access
to the Ghana Card, other related registration activities
and their visibility throughout the nation.
“This is in line with NIA’s statutory mandate to register and
issue National Identity cards.
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(Ghana Cards) to all Ghanaians from age zero to infinity, as well as
foreign nationals lawfully resident in Ghana,” NIA noted in a statement.
The statement further announced a roadmap NIA will adopt to
ensure a smooth roll-out of the decentralisation process.
The NIA said it will announce in due course the timelines for the
registration of Ghanaians under 15 years.
Read the statement below: