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Honduras - Apply for Amendment of Identity Card Photo, Fingerprint and Signature

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  1. The applicant must proceed to the window labeled INFORED in RNP offices in Tegucigalpa and San Pedro Sula, or through the documents control section in other municipalities. For corrections that have something to do with data in the Civil Registry, amendments will be processed at the Civil Registry Office (Central).
  2. Once you are in the RNP office, present all required documents to the receiving officer. The officer will make some inquiries and will give their opinion on whether to allow the applicant to go on with the application process. In some cases, applicants may be referred to the special research supporting documentation process.
  3. Once you are given the permission to go on with your application, your photo, fingerprint and signature will again be collected to correct any inconsistency , if these were the case.
  4. Your request will be processed and the identity card will be ready for issuance.

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Required Documents[edit]

For Bitmap and Photo Corrections:

  • Birth certificate
  • Recent photo

For correction regarding civil registration date or sex:

  • Certification of Birth corrected
  • Copy folio
  • Returning Identity issued if you have it

For corrections on birth year:

  • Photocopy of Folio.
  • Corrected birth certificate

For corrections on naturalization:

  • Resolution granting naturalization
  • Certification of minutes of oath taking.
  • Evidence of migration and immigration.
  • Certification of birth to be registered in the RCM
  • Two passport size photographs

For corrections on the name:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Authorization AFIS , to enable name fields

For fingerprints:

  • Check in AFIS , to enable fingerprint recapture
  • Authorization of payment exception

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Registro Nacional de las Personas
Contact Numbers: +(504)2221-4382, 2221-4137, 2235-8284, 2235-8268, 2221-6239
Email: [email protected]
Registry Offices

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The procedure is free.


Explain the time until which the certificate/document is valid.
e.g. Birth Certificate Valid Forever

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Processing Time[edit]

Your application will be processed within 15 working days.

Related Videos[edit]

Videos explaining the procedure or to fill the applications. 
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Website = allocine, blip, dailymotion, facebook, gametrailers, googlevideo, html5, metacafe, myspace, revver, 
sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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Applications are submitted to the municipal RNP where the applicant is a resident.

Required Information[edit]

A list which displays the kind of information which is required to complete the procedure.
1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.

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Need for the Document[edit]

Identity cards are issued to Hondurans solely by the National Registry of Persons. It is a personal identification document enabling its holder to perform activities of political, academic, civil, financial, administrative, legal or notarial in nature. It is basically presented whenever the law requires a citizen to produce a document to identify themselves.

Following are procedures on how to amend your identity card photo, fingerprint and signature.

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Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

  • Registro Nacional de las Personas, Honduras:

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