The Chairman of the General Authority for State Registration L.Amarsanaa addressed a press conference regarding the issuance of the new e-ID card. According to a statement between December 26, 2011 and May 01, 2012, a total of 64,940 civilians requested a reference on their lost, stolen or missing ID cards; among those people over 40 thousand are the people of a legitimate age of voting. Thus the Government imposed duties to issue the new e-ID card to those people before elections.
The printing of the new e-ID card
has started from May 25, 2012. The Authority is scheduling to finish the printing of 40 thousand e-ID cards by June 10 and issuance on civilian hands by June 25, 2012. Citizens shall receive their new e-ID card from the administration of local district and khoroo (administrative unit of district). As cited in the law of Mongolia the new e-ID card will be issued free of charge once to Mongolian citizens, thus those 40 thousand people will receive their cards without paying any fees.