The Ministry of Interior announced the start of issuing new market licenses starting yesterday morning, for citizens as a first step, in traffic departments in the governorates and through electronic devices in the Avenues Mall and Al Kout Mall (renewal, lost allowance, and damaged allowance).

A security source told that the new licenses are characterized by high security specifications and are almost the latest in the world, as they have modern security and formal features and keep pace with developments and international specifications iso-18013 and contain security features that counterfeiting is impossible with.

The source revealed that the next step is to compel those licenses to be issued to all citizens and residents, and it is expected that at the beginning of the year 2021 the Ministry of Interior will announce the replacement of about 2.5 million licenses by one million and 650 thousand for expats and about 800 thousand for citizens.

He pointed out that obtaining these licenses requires the person to pay the financial violations recorded on him, and review the implementation of judgments in case there are obstacles before being allowed to issue.

The source said that the new version will refuse to renew the licenses of the market that were obtained illegally or with the exception, and it will require the provision of identification documents «Online», and when it appears that the owner of the license did not meet the requirements at the time of issuance, the renewal is rejected

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