Aug 10, 2018

Rs. 100 fee imposed for new NICs

The government has decided to charge a small fee of Rs 100 when obtaining National Identity Cards (NICs) with effect from September 01, 2018.

The relevant gazette notification notifying the fees when obtaining new NICs, duplicates, amended duplicate and renewals under the Registration of Persons Act was published yesterday (09) signed by Minister of Internal Affairs & Wayamba Development S.B. Nawinna.

The Gazette states that a fee of Rs. 250 will be charged for the issuance of duplicates of amended Identity Cards under the Registration of Persons Act.

In addition, a fee of Rs. 500 would be charged in respect of the duplicate of an NIC.

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