The Director-General of the Administrative Service for Identification, Immigration and Emigration (Saime), Gustavo Vizcaino Gil, announced that through a pilot scheme, the identifiable entity enables Venezuelan citizens residing in Canada, to hand over their identity document. Travel directly to your home.
The statements came during the live broadcast from the Instagram account Tweet embed He explained that Venezuelans in Canada will be able “from this moment on, to enter Saime’s page, with their ID and password, and make a special request to hand over the passport. Saime will knock on your door, optionally through a shipping company, to solve the problem they face there, Where the Canadian government complied with the sanctions imposed on Venezuela.
He noted that the user should only pay the fees stipulated by the parcel company.
Vizcaino stressed that this pilot scheme to deliver passports in Canada joins the Foundation’s efforts to ensure the identification of the Venezuelan people.
He noted that the “Saime a Domicilio” service is also active, whereby citizens can also request to extend their passport and receive it directly anywhere in the world.
Vizcaíno noted that thanks to technological modifications, the Banesco platform has been integrated to offer another payment alternative to identification procedures and talks are underway with other financial institutions such as Banco del Tesoro and Banco Bicentenario to continue supporting the Venezuelan people.
During the broadcast, Vizcaíno confirmed that shipment of bags is maintained on a weekly basis to Saime offices within the national territory and invited users to consult the institution’s social networks where lists of documents ready for delivery are constantly posted.
Regarding consular bags, he reported that documents were recently sent to the United Kingdom (London), Ecuador, Argentina, the United Arab Emirates, Guyana, Bolivia, Argentina, Mexico, and others.
The highest authority of the identification entity confirmed that Venezuelans would be able to enter the national territory with their expired document. In the event that a Venezuelan citizen does not have a passport book, he can go to the Venezuelan consulate in his country of residence and request only a secure pass to enter Venezuela, remind that Venezuelans must present a valid document of immigration authority (passport or extension) to leave the country in accordance with national legislation.
Finally, he indicated that the institution is in the process of improving by implementing a new platform and equipment to ensure the best service for national and consular users. CC / JML