OPERATED BY SLAJ

True

FACT-CHECKED

by SLAJ |

Yes, National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) has extended the deadline for obtaining National ID cards (National, ECOWAS and Non-National) from 28th June to 31st December 2024.

SLAJ iVerify has fact-checked the claim that NCRA has extended the deadline for obtaining National ID cards and found it true. The date has now been extended to 31st December 2024.

Claim

“National Civil Registration Authority (NCRA) extends deadline date for obtaining of National ID cards from 28 June to 31 December, 2024” a press release on social media claims.

Rating Justification

A press statement decorated with the official stamps and signatures of NCRA, the Sierra Leone Police (SLP) and the Office of National Security (ONS) claims that the deadline for obtaining their ID cards (National, ECOWAS and Non-National) has been extended from 28th June to 31st December 2024.

SLAJ-iVerify has fact-checked the claim and found it to be true.

To arrive at this conclusion, SLAJ contacted NCRA, which confirmed that the press statement was authentic. In addition, news about the deadline extension has been published by mainstream media outlets in the country.