ID card

General information about the Albanian Electronic ID Card - in Albania   

General Information about Albanian Identity Card Application in Embassy/Consulate

 

General information about the Albanian Electronic ID Card 

  • Application for electronic ID Card for Albanian citizens who have turned 16 years old.
  • The validity of the electronic ID Card is 10 years; Citizens who apply for electronic ID at the age of 75 are exempted, where the validity is undetermined / 50 years.
  • The Applicant must be present during the Application and Distribution process. 
  • The Application and Distribution process may change according to the legislation in force. Please consult the legislation in force, the Ministry of Interior / Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs of Albania for the latest processes. 

  

Steps for obtaining the Electronic ID Card - in Albania:

  1. Albanian Post Offices sh.a.. - Purchase of the Voucher
  2. Aleat Office (Municipality / Administrative Unit) - Application
  3. Aleat Office (Municipality / Administrative Unit) – Distribution

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1. Albanian Post Offices sh.a. - Purchase of the Voucher

  • ID Card Voucher has a cost of 1,500 Lekë
     

2. Aleat Office (Municipality / Administrative Unit) - Application

  • The application for an ID Card is performed in every Municipality / Administrative Unit that has an Aleat office, which is located within the local unit. (See the Map)
     

Application process in case the Electronic ID card is for the first time:

  • Purchase of the voucher at the Post Office  
  • Present to your Civil Status Office for identification  
  • Booking the appointment online at rezervo.aleat.al  
  • Be present at the Aleat application office at the scheduled time/date  

Application Process in case of loss/theft of the Electronic ID Card:

  • Purchase of the voucher at the Post Office  
  • Original Police Report for loss/theft of ID Card with correct data of the document/citizen - The Police Report is obtained at the Police Commissariat  
  • Booking the appointment online at rezervo.aleat.al  
  • Be present at the Aleat application office at the scheduled time/date  

Note : If the citizen has a sequestered ID card, he must submit the sequestration report according to the legal instructions of the State Police  
 

Application process in case of data change, damage, renewal of the Electronic ID Card:

  • Purchase of the voucher at the Post Office
  • Original Electronic ID Card – kept by Aleat during the application
  • Booking the appointment online at rezervo.aleat.al
  • Be present at the Aleat application office at the scheduled time/date

Note: Citizens can make the application for ID Card at any Aleat application office in Albania if they want to renew or change the data of the current ID Card

Aleat Office (Municipality / Administrative Unit) - Distribution

  • ID card retrieval is done at the application office, only by the applicant
  • ID Card production time is 15 days (excluding official holidays). In case of incorrect documents, the production time lasts more days

Note: Only steps 2 and 3 are managed by the Aleat company. Aleat is committed to carry out all the required processes in these two phases in the best and most effective way;

 

General information about the Albanian Electronic ID Card - at the Albanian Embassies/Consulates

 

Citizens applying at the Albanian Embassies/Consulates should be informed about the application procedures for biometric documents at: https://ambasadaime.gov.al/shko/

Application for biometric documents is performed at 14 Albanian Embassies/Consulates (See the Map).

Price of ID Card vouchers at the Albanian Embassies/Consulates 

 

ID Card Voucher

Country

Price

Border Countries

Greece

€ 12

Italy

European Countries

Belgium

€ 16

France

Germany

Austria

Sweden

Turkey

United Kingdom

£ 13

Northern America

USA

$ 18