Guinea: The biometric national identity card is now available at 100,000 Guinean francs
Its availability was expected since it constitutes an important document in the administrative procedures especially. The biometric national identity card this time is available in Guinea. This Wednesday, September 09, 2020, the Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization General Bouréma Condé chaired the launch of this civil status document in the municipality of Matoto.
Aware of the continued demand for the authenticity of the old version of the national identity card by accredited embassies in Guinea, Minister Bourema Condé, in his speech said that all of this is definitely “buried” in Guinea.
“We receive daily from both the security department and the territorial administration department, large batches from different embassies accredited in Guinea, requests for civil status authentication. As if to tell you that outside of Guinea, our documents genuinely attracted not only suspicion, but also and very often rejection. So, this is definitely buried in Guinea … Because, when your civil status is false, you yourself are false, “said the Minister of Territorial Administration and Decentralization, at the microphone of Mosaic Guinea.
From the outset, the Minister of Security and Civil Protection, Albert Damantang, for his part, preferred to invite citizens to provide the real information, to register.
“Finally, as in other countries, Guineans will have a biometric identification document. From now on, as the president wished both for its civil status and in other areas, Guinea is resolutely entering this digital revolution. The populations who will come to register, be very careful about the information that will be disseminated, “he said.
To benefit from this biometric document at the police level, a sum of 100,000 Gnf will have to be paid, we learn from Commissioner Paye, responsible for the project of the national biometric identity card to the police.