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This ID shall be valid for 2 years starting from the issue date. According to the official, the ID cards are printed with a desk printer and the stamps on the cards are "actual stamps" rather than prints of stamps (ibid.).
(ibid.) The Canadian official also noted that there is an emblem on the ID cards which is the same emblem on Addis Ababa birth certificates (ibid. Corroborating information could not be found among the sources consulted by the Research Directorate within the time constraints of this Response.
So many Ethiopians use a 12-hour clock, with one cycle of 1 to 12 — from dawn to dusk — and the other cycle from dusk to dawn. At p.m., East Africa Time, Ethiopians start over again, so it's on their 12-hour clock.
Based on the translation provided by the Canadian official, information contained on the card includes: the individual's full name; woreda; kebele; "H. A lawyer based in Addis Ababa was unable to provide information within the time constraints of this Response. Translated by Yimi Translation Office, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The original version of this document may be found on the offical website of the IRB at
No.;" mother's full name; telephone number; date of birth; place of birth; sex; ethnicity; occupation; a sealed photo; the name of a person to be called in case of an accident; the date of issue; the name of the person who issued the card; and a signature (Canada 17 Sept. The ID card also contains the following notice on the back of the card: [translation] If you found this ID card please return it to the above mentioned address or to the concerned city administration The resident should always hold this ID card When the resident vacate[s] from the Kebele he/she should retu[r]n the ID [card]. Internet sites, including: Africa Confidential; Africa Research Bulletin; ecoi.net; Edison TD; Ethiopian Herald; Ethiopian Organization in the Greater Toronto Area; Europa World Plus; Factiva; Keesing's Documentchecker; Norway - Landinfo; United Nations - Refworld. Documents earlier than 2003 may be found only on Refworld.
The Ethiopian official said that their embassy accepts birth certificates as a document showing Ethiopian nationality, but that they must be authenticated by the Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (ibid. This Response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim for refugee protection.
Please find below the list of sources consulted in researching this Information Request. The capital city of Addis Ababa consists of 6 zones, 28 woredas and 328 kebeles (dwelling associations) (ibid. The language of Addis Ababa's city administration is Amharic (ibid.). Overview of Identity Cards Issued Throughout Ethiopia In correspondence with the Research Directorate, an official at the Embassy of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Ottawa indicated that there is no identity card issued at the national level, except for passports (Ethiopia 22 Sept. The Ethiopian official explained that instead, all the regional governments, which use different languages such as Oromifa, Amharic, Somali, Tigregna and English, have their own identification cards, including Kebele cards (ibid.).