One day service for obtaining National Identity Card resumes!

The Department of Rehabilitation has announced that the service will be re-commenced from the 22nd of this month, when a one-day service for obtaining the National Identity Card has been suspended.

Viani Gunathilaka, Commissioner General of the Department of Personnel Registration said, “The Department of Personnel Registration has decided to resume the one day ID card issuance service which was temporarily abandoned due to Covit-19 infection on the 22nd of this month.

It was decided to explore the situation where a large number of users gather to avail the service on the premises of the Department and to issue National Identity Cards under special programs undertaken for the purpose.

Accordingly, the number of users who have to visit the head office per day is limited to 250 and it has been decided that only 50 users per day can avail the service at the Southern Provincial Office located in Galle.

Those who wish to obtain an identity card through such one day service should confirm their application form with the Grama Sevakar and hand it over to the Identity Card Obtaining Division of the relevant Divisional Secretariat.

Thereafter, he must receive the date and time of receipt of the service within ten days.

Should visit the department at the specified time on the due date and if not on time should get the day and time again at the Divisional Secretary’s office.

Also, those who have symptoms including thickness and fever will not be given the opportunity to receive a day’s service.

In addition, all service recipients who visit the department must follow health advice and wear a face shield is essential. ”