In Colombia, the digital ID It is the identification document for all citizens, where the objective is that each person can access services in a fast, agile and reliable way, maintaining the security of the data, as explained by the Registrar’s Office in his web page.
In this note from sport, Know all the details about how to obtain the digital ID this 2023 in Colombia and also, how long it takes and how much it costs to get it.
How to get the digital ID?
In order to get the digital ID this 2023 in Colombia, you must follow these steps that we will detail in the following lines:
- Enter the website of the National Registry of Civil Status (https://www.registraduria.gov.co/)
- Click on the “DIGITAL CARD PROCESS” button.
How much does it cost to get the digital ID?
Although citizens wonder how much the digital ID will cost, initially, this procedure will be voluntary, that is, the authorities will not require citizens to obtain a digital ID. However, in this initial phase, the process will cost $55,750 pesos. Later, when the process of total renewal of the current IDs to the digital ID begins, this value will be cancelled.
If you are interested in obtaining the digital ID, you will have to complete the process as the ID renewal process is currently done at the National Registry service points.
How to download and open my digital ID?
Initially, you will receive the physical version of the identity document, then you will receive a message to your email with the following address firstname.lastname@example.org in which there will be a QR code, this is valid for 48 hours. In that time you must activate the digital ID on your cell phone.
To open your identity document you must download the application “Cedula Digital Colombia” that you will find in the application store of your mobile device (App Store – iPhone and Play Store – Android) and follow these steps:
- Open the message sent to the email and go to the part that says ACTIVATE
- Read the statements and press NEXT until you grant the PERMISSIONS that the application requires
- Accept the terms and conditions of the platform
- Then a facial authentication message will appear, which will be done by your cell phone’s camera after you accept access to it.
- Join the three points looking at the camera with a simple movement and I hope it finishes processing your facial registration
- If everything went well, a ‘congratulations’ message will appear, on the contrary, if you fail, you will have to start the process again
- After having passed the ‘congratulations’, confirm a 6-digit pin, which is the entry code of the digital ID on the mobile device
- And ready! You are already registered and approved
How long does the digital ID take?
When the digital card begins to be managed and the identity documents are sent, it takes approximately one or two months to reach its destination.