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New ID Card coming soon
The public is advised that very soon, holders of the current Barbados Identification card will be able to register via an online portal or at any one of the twenty-four registration centres across the island for the New National ID Card. The new card will be issued with higher levels of security and in compliance with International Standards for identity management and the storage of personal information. Consequently, you will be required to present your birth certificate or a valid passport and any other documents in support of your current name. read more
Names Intended to be deleted from the Register of Electors Published January 31st, 2022
The Electoral and Boundaries Commission hereby gives notice that pursuant to
Section 9 of the Representation of the People Act Cap.12 of the Laws of
Barbados, it intends to consider the deletion of names of persons from Register
of Electors published on January 31, 2022 under Section 13 of the said Act.
Public must Notify of Residence Change Within 30 Days
The Electoral and Boundaries Commission (EBC) is advising holders of a Barbados Identification Card that they must now notify the Chief Registering Officer of any change of residence within 30 days of their relocation.
Chief Registering Officer, Angela Taylor, explained that this new change was in accordance with the Barbados Identity Management (BIM) Act, which was passed in Parliament in February 2021.
The BIM Act states: “A person who has been issued with an identification card shall notify the Chief Registering Officer of any change in his place of residence within 30 days of the change of address by submitting the Notice of Change of Residence Form.” (BGIS) read more