JCE to deliver new ID cards on 21 April
Santo Domingo.- Central Electoral Board (JCE) president Roberto Rosario said that starting on Monday 21 April the seven million people who should acquire the new personal identification and voter registration card can start going to the 147 centers for and 15 mobile offices to get their document.
Rosario recalled that the emission of the card and its first replacement is free, and that the document will be valid for 10 years. He stressed that the new document is safe and contains several mechanisms for verifying its authenticity.
"When a person goes to a center for the issuing of the new ‘cedula’, he should take a photocopy of his birth certificate, or all of the information of his birth registration in order to facilitate the search in the system," Rosario pointed out.
Last Monday, President Danilo Medina was the first Dominican citizen to receive the new ID card.