JA-L1072 : Implementation of the National Identification System (NIDS) for Economic Growth

Project Status
Approved

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.

PROJECT DETAIL

Project Number JA-L1072
Operation Number 4437/OC-JA
Country Jamaica
Sector REFORM / MODERNIZATION OF THE STATE
Subsector REFORM / MODERNIZATION OF THE STATE-CIVIL REGISTRIES
Project Type Loan Operation
Environmental and Social Impact Category C
Project Status Approved
Approval Date DEC 8, 2017
IDB Financing * 68.00

PROJECT INFORMATION

Total Cost H USD 68,000,000
Financing Type FFF
Fund Ordinary Capital
Reporting currency USD - United States Dollar
Reporting Date DEC 15, 2017
PORTFOLIO DETAILS
Key Value
H Historical
R Revalued

*For active and closed projects, the IDB financing at Board approval is shown in US$ millions. This does not reflect any cancellations. For projects in Preparation the amount shown is the Estimated IDB Financing. Approved projects shows either Estimated IDB Financing or Historic Approved amount. The IDB financing for projects in the pipeline is indicative and may be modified during the project preparatio

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