Became known the attitude of Russians to the e-passport


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More than half of Russians (59 percent) were not ready to issue the electronic passports. This is evidenced by the results of a survey of the all-Russia centre of studying of public opinion (VTSIOM), reports TASS.

So, according to polls, 85 percent of respondents are aware of the introduction of electronic passports, but to have such a wish only 31 percent. It is noted that the replacement of the old passports, the new ready mostly young people aged 18 to 24 years (41%).

Among the disadvantages of respondents said such features of new passports as unreliable (22%), the risk of system failures (8 percent) and the possibility of leakage of personal data to third parties in connection with loss of document (4 percent). Among the advantages the Russians have called the following: the ability to store all the data in one document (11 percent), durability (8%), compact (8 percent) and usability (7 percent).

Respondents suggested that the most useful features of e-passports will be the possibility of its use as credit cards (71 per cent), a function of storing multiple documents in a single (69 percent), and the signature and sending of documents to the state authority without a mandatory visit (68 percent).

The survey was conducted July 25, 2019, and was attended by 1.6 thousand of Russians aged 18 years.

Earlier, on 17 July, the Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov showed a pattern of future electronic passports of Russians-size plastic debit card. He demonstrated that the electronic identity card of the citizen will contain information that over the life of man does not change, and data such as surname, name, patronymic, date of birth, place of birth, place of residence, driver’s license, SNILS, INN and validity of the document. On the back of the sample card shown Akimov, is a letter and a QR code and a holographic image of the owner. Each passport will operate 10 years.

According to the Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev, replacing the paper e-passports will occur by 2024 and will be carried out in stages. According to him, the old passports will be valid, so the transition was for the Russians “comfortable and painless.” Governors noted that the authorities do not plan to carry out a special campaign to replace paper passports electronic. So, if the person has reached 45 years of age and received the passport, he will be able to use the document “to the grave”, said Ivan.

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