NCRA to embark on Biometric Verification,Registration & Update Exercise
Published On : 2018-09-05 07:58:25
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NCRA to embark on Biometric Verification, Registration & Update Exercise


Commencing from the 10th through 24th September 2018 the National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA ) will embark on a Biometric Verification, Registration & Update exercise in order to capture personal data of all public and Civil Servants who are paid from the Consolidated Revenue Fund. The exercise will, on a daily basis, start from 7:00 AM and end at 6:00 PM at all District Centre Halls and other designated centres.


Government workers, who were registered during the 2017 Voter Registration and Mass Civil Registration exercises, will be targeted in order to confirm their details by 17 September 2018.


This Press House was also intimated that Government workers, who, for any other reason/s, did not register during the 2017 Voter Registration and Mass Civil Registration exercises, MUST register with the NCRA against 17 September 2018.


What again was made clear is that all Civil and Public Servants who are targeted must produce their Voter IDs, Receipts of Registration done during the Mass Civil Registration Phase, National IDs, Sierra Leone Passports, Appointment Letters, Posting Letters and Letters of Attestation from their respective MDAs. Also required are Pin Codes/Regimental Numbers for Public and Civil Servants including the Forces namely; RSLAF, SLP, Fire Force and Correctional Services and NASSIT numbers.


For Registration, any of the following documents will be required, Birth Certificate, National ID, Sierra Leone Passport, Letter of Attestation from any MDA/Letter of Appointment.


The rationale behind the registration exercise is to stop wastage of national resources in the Government Payroll system, reduce and /or eliminate ghost workers, clean and sanitize Government Payroll to promote good governance, enhance Transparency and Accountability in Government Payroll System and help in improving Government and Public Sector Management and Development.


This medium learnt that for Civil and Public Servants who may not be available within the period of the scheduled exercise, theirs will be put on hold upon receipt of an authentic documentation confirming release of the said Officer/ Servant from the Head of the Institution with relevant approvals indicating reason (s) for his or her absence. Upon the return of the said personnel, he/she must present him/herself to the NCRA for immediate Verification, Registration and Update or face severe consequence.


It was further disclosed that details of the confirmed Centres for the Verification, Update and Registration exercise will be announced later.


However, if further information is sought an interested person should contact the NCRA on the following: +232 76 514 475/ +232 79 131 322/ +232 76 594 573
Email: or Website;

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