SAIME

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Servicio Administrativo de Identificación, Migración y Extranjería
Government Agency overview
FormedDecember 31, 1941; 77 years ago (1941-12-31) as the Central Identification Office
Preceding Government Agency
  • National Office of Identification and Foreigners (ONIDEX)
JurisdictionNational
HeadquartersCaracas, Distrito Capital
Government Agency executive
Parent Government AgencyMinistry of Interior, Justice and Peace
Websitehttp://www.saime.gob.ve/ (in Spanish)

SAIME (formerly ONIDEX) is a Venezuelan government institution, traditionally in charge of Civil registry services. The name derives from the Spanish acronym for Servicio Administrativo de Identificación, Migración y Extranjería (Administrative Service of Identification, Migration and Foreigners). The function of this government office is to issue passports, identity cards for immigrants, and other legal nationality documents for Venezuelan citizens and residents. Currently, the director of the institution is Juan Carlos Dugarte [es].[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Granados, Kelly (July 4, 2016). "Juan Carlos Dugarte es designado nuevamente como Director del Saime". 2001.com.ve. Retrieved February 15, 2017.

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