Process of production of the Electoral Roll:
- Individuals present their Birth Certificate, Passport or Driver's License to the Registering Officer
- Fill out their details on the registration form, sign the form.
- Once their form has been filled the individual is directed to proceed to the photo stall to have their photo taken with their assigned barcode in order for their National ID card to be printed.
- Once photo has been taken the individual is then given a receipt and should be kept safe so it can be presented upon picking up their National ID Card.
- Once data is collected forms are returned to the main office of the TEC so data can be uploaded.
- Data is shared to the National Identity Card Office so production of the National ID Cards for the voter can begin.
- Data uploaded is verified by data operators against the details of the voter given on their registration form.
- Once verified the data of the voters are uploaded to the electoral roll.
- Production of Provisional Roll which is to be released to the general public for public inspection for any errors. If a registered voter has any amendments such as Name correction they must return their corrections to the Tonga Electoral Commission headoffice immediately.
- Once all corrections have been uploaded and all data of registered voters has been verified and approved by the Commission the production of the final roll will commence in time for the General Parliamentary Election. The Supplementary Roll is also produced to reflect these corrections and any individuals who registered at a latter date.
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