Characteristics of the Moroccan National Identity Card (NIC); meaning of the letter preceding the ID number; whether a specific number identifies each Moroccan province; whether a specific identification number or other specific information appears on the NIC of people of Saharan ancestry or from a Saharan region [MAR40852.E]

A representative of the Consulate of the Kingdom of Morocco in Montreal confirmed that the letter preceding the identity number on the Moroccan National Identity Card is used to identify the province where the national resides (17 March 2003).

No additional information other than that already provided in MAR36228.E of 7 December 2000, MAR36887.E of 7 June 2001 and MAR36888.E of 11 June 2001 on the Moroccan National Identity Card could be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate.

This Response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the Research Directorate within time constraints. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum. Please find below the list of additional sources consulted in researching this Information Request.

Reference


Morocco. 17 March 2003. Consulate of the Kingdom of Morocco in Montreal. Correspondence received from a representative.

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Unsuccessful attempts to contact three other oral sources.

Internet sites, including:

Consulate of the Kingdom of Morocco, Montreal

Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco, Ottawa

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