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Do you have an ID card? When do you use it?


Mikyaleee's picture
Mikyaleee 13 September, 2017 - 17:43

No, I don't have something called E-KTP, that's my nationaly identity card. The state budget to make the card has corrupted by officials so that most of the people here don't have the card.

26 users have voted.
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SLMT 5 June, 2017 - 18:13

Of course,I hane an ID card. In my country,when someone turns to 12 years old,they are considered as they are old enough to have an ID card. I have one coz I am over 12 now. But when I turn 18, I need to change my ID card to adults Id card.

36 users have voted.
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crazydaisy123 26 May, 2017 - 07:15

I had an ID card but my dog ate it one week ago. :( What should I do now? :(

44 users have voted.
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YinYang 4 May, 2017 - 10:58

Here in India we have something called Aadhaar. You can use it as ID proof or ration card. Recently it was said that anyone can have an Aadhaar card and can use it for all purposes. I used it as ID proof to get a passport.

39 users have voted.
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ArmyJD 16 March, 2017 - 22:09

Yes, obviously. My ID card is orange and it's small. I use it when I want to enter at school, institue or university. Also, when I want to buy a new mobile phone or a new computer. In Peru there are two types of ID cards - IDcard for minors and for adults- You're minor until 18 years old and I'm 16 so I still have and ID card for minors.. ;)

56 users have voted.
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Jo - Coordinator 9 August, 2016 - 18:43

Hi Quocduy! An ID card is an identity card. It is used any time you need to prove who you are, like to open a bank account for example. Best wishes, Joanna (LearnEnglish Teens team)

102 users have voted.
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HoangPham 30 March, 2016 - 11:11

In vietnam, we have got a ID card when passed 13 year old. According to the old regular, ID card have 9 numbers. But now, on the new regular ID card had 12 numbers. We must be change us ID card in the next time. I don't understand why that oddly change was available.

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taibc 10 June, 2016 - 06:53

We use the new ID cards with 12 numbers for a unique card that possibly identify you between others. We built a national database for manage them, and in the near future you don't need to use any another documents such as: Birth certificate, certificate of land use rights,...

94 users have voted.
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LeQuangThai 26 February, 2016 - 04:50

Yes, i have one ID Card. in my country (Vietnam) you need an ID card to identity who you are. it's a Identity Card :)

92 users have voted.
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Tina - Coordinator 15 January, 2016 - 16:55

Hi AlvinChau,
Thanks for your comments on LearnEnglish Teens. This website is specially for teenagers aged 13-17 years old but it sounds like you are older than that as you mention your company in your comment. You are welcome to keep on using LearnEnglish Teens but if you are over 17, please do NOT post any more comments as we must keep this strictly for teenagers to interact with each other. You are welcome to join our LearnEnglish page for adults and post comments there: 
Best wishes, Tina (LearnEnglish Teen Team)

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shamim 9 January, 2016 - 14:27

No, I haven't got an ID Iran usually no student hasn't got ID card until she/he goes to university. when we go to university, we'll have an ID card.
Some special schools have got an ID card for their students, but they can't use their ID card, the card hasn't got any use but university ID card is useful, for example students in university can go to Cinema House in IRAN (a special place for artists) and show their ID card and get movie tickets with half price.

93 users have voted.