An Identification program proves its existence by enrollment. Enrolment is accomplished through registration. Hence, registration is the most crucial stage that determines all other expected values of the service throughout the operation of the identification life cycle. Authentication can be available for relying parties only after the target customer base is registered. Hence, the enrollment activity will be made a cooperative responsibility with key stakeholders. Accordingly, different stakeholders will be directly involved to contribute on different aspects (logistics, finance, as well as human resources). It is expected that many relying parties will be willing to manage enrollment operations while onboarding their customers.
Three major mechanisms for the enrollment strategy are:
1. Direct enrollment by fielding registration officers, kits and other facilities,
2. Use-case based enrollment by signing agreements with existing relying parties with KYC needs while onboarding their customers, and
3. A commercial arrangement that involves a financing/leasing entity, NID and private business to allow agencies, businesses, entrepreneurs, kiosks, small shops, operate in a quasi-independent manner.
The enrollment process consists of determining the eligibility and verifying the identity of registrants, collection of foundational/basic demographic data (Full Name, Birthdate, Gender, Current Address), biometric registration using kits (4-4-2 Fingerprint, 2 Eyes ERIS and Face Picture) consent signing regarding the willful enrollment & authenticity of the registrant’s data collected. A pilot enrollment project targeting 100, 000 registrants is launched for the first quarter of 2022. Spring boarding the pilot project, an initial mass registration campaign will be undertaken followed by the nationwide enrollment rollout. The country wide rollout aims to enroll:
- 35% of adult population (i.e., approximately 24 million) by end of Q1, 2024:
- 70% of adult population (i.e., approximately 48 million) by end of Q1, 2025:
- 99% of adult population (i.e., approximately 70 million) by end of Q4, 2025:
Moreover, as there are existing databases serving different purposes such as, but not limited to, Passport Data, Civil Registry, Tax ID, Digital Residence ID; integration of existing demographic (and possibly biometric) data is also considered whenever deemed viable.