The discussion focused on issues such as persons not changing their addresses when they move; the synchronization of databases; the prevention of fraud; and the enhancement of the registration process.
Romeo-Marlin said that the possible partnership is in line with the objectives of the Civil Registry Department which are to maintain a well functioning Civil Registry that is based on integrity for the benefit of all citizens.
The Head of the Civil Registry Department added that the aforementioned would allow for the execution of a high quality basic administration for internal and external clients and at the same time to be able to deliver adequate services to those clients in the area of basic administration and civil registry.
"The Management of the Civil Registry Department is more than pleased that the Sint Maarten Housing Development Foundation understands the function and task of the department and the need to receive vital information from the largest rental entity on the island.
"We are looking forward to finalizing a mutual agreement of understanding on the topics that we discussed," Head of the Civil Registry Department Leona Romeo-Marlin told the Department of Communication (DCOMM) on Tuesday.
Civil Registry Department Section Head of the Front Office Kathy Snijders-Correa also attended the meeting.