Kenya: New regulations pave way for Huduma Namba cards

Published: 16/Oct/2020
Source: Business Daily (Nairobi)


Kenyans are inching closer to getting their long-awaited Huduma Namba identification cards after the State published the issuing rules.

The Registration of Persons (National Integrated Identity Management System) Rules, 2020 will guide the operations of the National Integrated Identity Management Systems (Niims), commonly known as Huduma Namba which is aimed at enhancing planning and public service delivery.

“The objects of these rules are to provide mechanisms for operation of the NIIMS (National Integrated Identity Management System) and facilitate the assigning of Huduma Namba and issuance of Huduma card to a resident individual,” the legal notice by Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i said.

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Themes: ID Documents and Passports
Regions: Kenya
Year: 2020