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National Identification System (NIDS)

Background:

The Government from as far back as the 1980’s established a National Registration System component as the fore-runner towards the larger and greater need for putting in place a National Identification System (NIDS).

Objectives:

The National Identification System will be used by the government as a means of uniquely identify its citizens, permanent residents, and temporary residents for the purpose of work, taxation, tracking, governments benefits, health care and other governmental related functions.

Current Status:

Research phase concluded

Some actions and proposals already being reviewed.