2015 INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION
2 INTRODUCTION Guidelines made pursuant to section 16 of the Electoral Act 2010 (as amended). Issuance of voters’ Cards is the responsibility of the Independent National Electoral Commission. The proprietary right in the voters’ cards is vested in INEC.
2.0 ABOUT THE PVC • Smart card-based Voter ID; • Stores voter’s information such as bio-data, biometrics and facial image; • The card technology provides adequate security features to reduce vulnerability to counterfeiting • The PVC shall be used for identification and authentication of voters during elections
3.0 WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO COLLECT PVC? A person is eligible to collect PVC if he/she:-
(a) has registered before
(b) is in the register of voters displayed.
(c) has a temporary voter card (TVC)
(d) has lost his/her TVC but his/her identity can be confirmed.
(e) Is physically present at the collection centre. There shall be no collection of PVC by proxy.
4.0 WHERE TO COLLECT PVC
(i) PVC distribution will be at the Polling Unit.
(ii) Those who are unable to collect their PVC during the specified period shall, therefore, collect theirs from the INEC office in the LGA.3