Kenya to replace national IDs with Huduma Namba cards by December next year

Published: 18/Nov/2020
Source: The Star (Nairobi)


The current National Identification Cards (ID) will cease being in operation by December 12, 2021, the government has said.

ICT CS Joe Mucheru said that the IDs will be replaced by Huduma Namba cards.

Speaking in Machakos County on Wednesday during the launch of Huduma Namba cards at the Machakos Golf Club, the CS said that the countrywide issuance of the Huduma Cards will commence on December 1, 2020.

Mucheru has said there will be no use of Identification cards and only Huduma Namba cards will be used to get governments services come Jamhuri Day 2021.

The CS said no one will be able to access government services without the Huduma Card come Jamuhuri Day 2021.

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