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* Voters can use driver’s license expired during COVID-19 outbreak as a valid ID
Sun, Aug 2, 2020, 12:45 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Aug 01, Colombo: The Election Commission has decided to allow the voters to use the driver’s licenses expired during the COVID-19 outbreak as a valid form of identification for voting at the next week’s general election.

According to a statement issued by the Chairman of the Elections Commission Mahinda Deshapriya, driver’s license, which is a valid form of identification for voting, with an expired validity period but can be used as a form of valid identification if it is still within the grace period granted by the Motor Traffic Department to renew such license due to the COVID-19 outbreak

A six-month grace period has been given to driver licenses expired between March and June and a three-month grace period has been given to the licenses expiring between June and September.

 

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