2023: INEC begins Nationwide Distribution of PVCs


The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday commenced the distribution of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs) at its local government offices nationwide.

The collection of PVCs in FCT commenced simultaneously at INEC’s FCT headquarters and its six area council offices.

The collection was done in wards in the FCT, depending on the mode of registration, including those who did fresh registration, transfers, requested for replacement and others.

INEC has fixed between December 12, 2022, and January 22, 2023, as the dates for PVC collection in all its 774 local government offices nationwide from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily, including Saturdays and Sundays.

The exercise is expected to be devolved to the 8,809 registration areas and wards from Friday, January 6, to Sunday, January 15, 2023.

After January 15, 2023, the exercise will revert to the local government offices of the commission until January 22, 2023.