The Department of Registration of persons has facilitated a one-day service for students sitting for the upcoming Ordinary Level Examinations to obtain their ID cards.
Commissioner General Viyani Gunathilake said that IDs could be obtained at the main office of the department on November 25.
The Commissioner General notes that the ID card need not be collected by the ID holder himself.
He further noted the ID cards can be obtained with a letter authorised by the Grama Niladhari officer verifying the relationship between the ID holder and the one obtaining the ID card from the main office.
He added that a sum of Rs. 1000 will be charged for this one day service.
Meanwhile, the Department of Examinations said that a special programme will be in place to inspect students during the ordinary level examinations.
Examinations Commissioner Sanath Pujitha said that officers will be appointed in all examination centres around the country.
The Ordinary Level Examination, which is scheduled to commence on December 12, this year, will conclude on December 21 in 5116 examination centres.
688,573 students have been registered as candidates for the upcoming ordinary level examinations.