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Jakarta Post

ATM-like machines for civil documents introduced to streamline complicated procedures

  • Budi Sutrisno

    The Jakarta Post

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Jakarta   /   Fri, November 29, 2019   /  12:09 pm
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An officer at Menteng subdistrict office shows electronic ID cards (e-KTP) of local residents in this file photo.(JP/Dhoni Setiawan)

Any resident knows that dealing with procedures to get civil documents can be complicated and time consuming, as people often get asked to go back and forth before receiving their. In a bid to replace the notorious old procedures, the Home Ministry has introduced automated machines for civil documents called Anjungan Dukcapil Mandiri (ADMs) to facilitate civil document printing in a quick and easy way. The ATM-like machines will initially target residents in the capital city Jakarta next year, with a main priority for the islanders in the Thousand Islands regency, which lacks access to population and civil registry offices. Jakarta Population and Civil Registry Agency head Dhany Sukma said the city administration would prioritize ADMs for residents on two out of 11 islands in the regency, namely Sabira Island and Pari Island, which were far from their subdistrict center. &l...