According to The Times of India administration of Mumbai has started the process of registration for unique identification cards (UID). Each city dweller will get a unique 12 digit identification number; citizens over 5 years old will photographed and fingerprinted. Registration process should take no longer than 10 minutes and ID card will be delivered to the applicant in 15 days. Applicants need to present photo ID and proof of residency at the time of registration. The card can be used for opening bank accounts and buying transportation tickets. Government expects the new ID card program to help tracking the distribution of benefits.