The national number is a unique reference number assigned to all Sudanese citizens and is used to access the database of a given citizen whose information is registered at the General Administration of Civil Registry.
– Applicants are required to attend in person with the required documents.
– Presentation of the witness’ identification documents (Passport, National Number document, standard ID) who typically should be an individual from the father’s side (father, sibling, uncle, aunt, cousin).
– A document indicating blood type.
– Applicants below the age of 18 require that the father appear in person or provide a letter of no objection allowing the applicant to obtain a national number, the following documents must be attached to the letter of no objection:
- Applicant’s Sudanese certificate of birth.
- Identification documents of both parents (Passport, National Number document, standard ID).
- Marriage certificate of parents.
- Applicant’s blood type.
– The national number is provided free of charge the first time it is issued. Re-issuing due to loss or other reasons requires payment of a $54 fee.
– For the national number to reflect the applicant’s profession, the (profession) certificate of registration must be presented from the relevant authorities; the certificate must be authenticated by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Sudan and a copy of the applicant’s academic records must also be presented.
– Any amendment in the date of birth indicated in the national number requires the presentation of an original Sudanese certificate of birth.
– Any amendment in the name indicated in the national number must be done in Sudan according to the regulations dictating amendments.
– The embassy accepts only the following forms of payment:
- U.S. Postal Money Order
- Company check
- Cashier’s check
– The embassy will not accept personal checks.
– Walk-in applicants may pay in cash. Credit/debit cards, however, are not accepted.
– Please make all payments payable to “Embassy of Sudan”.