The National Identification System (NIDS) aims to preserve the universal right to personal identity providing a secure and safe environment for citizens and legal residents identity information. The main objective of this project is to reduce the transactional costs associated with identity verification for citizens to access and providers to deliver services both in the private and public sectors in Jamaica. This objective will be achieved through: (i) the establishment of a reliable and universal identification system; and (ii) the reduction in the constraints experienced in accessing birth certificates, especially for mothers and persons with special needs.
|Sector||REFORM / MODERNIZATION OF THE STATE|
|Subsector||REFORM / MODERNIZATION OF THE STATE-CIVIL REGISTRIES|
|Project Type||Loan Operation|
|Environmental and Social Impact Category||C|
|Approval Date||DEC 8, 2017|
|IDB Financing *||68.00|
|Total Cost H||USD 68,000,000|
|Reporting currency||USD - United States Dollar|
|Reporting Date||DEC 15, 2017|
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