DURBAN - FNB has issued close to 160 000 Smart ID cards and passports since the inception of a partnership between banks and Department of Home Affairs.
The bank has facilitated the issuing of 79 958 Smart ID Cards and 78 529 passports.
Lee-Anne van Zyl, Chief Executive of FNB Points of Presence, said, "This partnership started in 2016 and in this period, we have seen the number of issued documents increase on an annual basis. This is an indication that our customers find value in the service we provide in support of Home Affairs".
FNB has 4 designated branches where applications for identity documents are conducted, they include: Lynnwood, Centurion Lifestyle, 4 Merchant Place and President Street West.
The booking process for identity documents is facilitated through eChannel, a Home Affairs online booking portal that captures the applicant’s personal details.