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  • The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) will be providing services to the public at the Independence Village in the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in Kingston during the week of August 1 to 6.
  • Marketing and Planning Manager at the RGD, Nicole Whyte, told JIS News that the agency will operate from a booth at the village.
  • “Our aim is to make transactions easy. So while you might be there to look around the village, you can take the opportunity to do something that is important” she said.

The Registrar General’s Department (RGD) will be providing services to the public at the Independence Village in the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre in Kingston during the week of August 1 to 6.

Marketing and Planning Manager at the RGD, Nicole Whyte, told JIS News that the agency will operate from a booth at the village.

We will be offering all our services that we usually provide at our offices islandwide. Persons can come to our booth and apply for all of our regular services once they travel with the necessary documents” she explained.

According to Miss Whyte, while the preferred payment option is the usage of credit and debit cards, cash will also be accepted to facilitate transactions.

She added that the RGD representatives on location will also share information on the agency’s services with persons visiting the booth who may not necessarily be conducting transactions.

Our aim is to make transactions easy. So while you might be there to look around the village, you can take the opportunity to do something that is important” she said.

Miss Whyte advises that while the RGD will conduct business at the village on Emancipation Day, Monday, August 1, documents submitted on that day will not be processed until August 2.

As such persons paying for express services on Monday should be able to collect their documents at the village by Friday, August 5 or Saturday, August 6.