Barring any unforeseen circumstances, the National Identification Authority (NIA) will issue the first of the proposed Ghana National Identity Card on September 15, 2017.
According to the Executive Secretary of the NIA, Prof. Kenneth Agyemang Attafuah, persons living in areas with good internet coverage will get their cards within 10 minutes of their filling out the appropriate forms, while those with unreliable or non-existent coverage will have the printing of theirs deferred for a short period.
“You can expect to see a card on the 15th of September, 2017, when we roll out” Prof Attafuah assured at a media interaction on Monday, June 12, 2017. “We want to implement an instant card issuance system. You register with us and within 10 minutes maximum you get the card and walk away,” he said…