(PLO)- The Draft Law on Citizenship Identity (amended) provides for the removal of fingerprints; modify information about CCCD card number, hometown, place of permanent residence, card issuer’s signature, etc.
The Ministry of Public Security is collecting comments on the draft Law on Citizenship Identification (amended).
This draft has revised many contents in order to serve administrative procedures and provide online public services; social economic development; serving digital citizens; complete the ecosystem to connect, exploit, supplement and enrich population data and serve the direction and administration of leaders at all levels.
One of the notable contents in the draft is the content shown on the CCCD. The draft has been amended and supplemented in the direction of removing fingerprints; amend the information of CCCD card number, hometown, permanent residence, signature of the card issuer in the current CCCD Law into personal identification number, place of birth registration, place of residence and the words “Place of issue: Ministry of Finance” Police” to be consistent with other contents amended and supplemented in the draft Law.
The current chip CCCD model will have the citizen’s fingerprint on the back. Photo: N. NGOC
Specifically, according to the current regulations in the Law on CCCD 2014, the front of the CCCD card has the national emblem of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; the words Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Independence – Freedom – Happiness; the words “Citizen identity”; photo, CCCD card number, surname, middle name and birth name, date of birth, date of birth, gender, nationality, hometown, place of permanent residence; expiration date, month, year. The back of the card has an encrypted information storage unit; fingerprint, identification characteristics of the card holder; date, month and year of card issue; full name, middle initial and name, title, signature of the card issuer and a seal with the national emblem of the card issuer.
According to the draft, the contents shown on the CCCD card include: The image of the National Emblem of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam; the words “Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Independence – Freedom – Happiness”; the words “Citizen identity”; face photo; personal identification number; surname, middle name and birth name; date of birth; sex; place of birth registration; nationality; residence; date, month, year of card issuance and expiration date, month and year; the words “Place of issue: Ministry of Public Security”.
Thus, with the above revised direction, the Ministry of Public Security will issue a Circular regulating the new CCCD card model, replacing the current Circular 06/2021.
Also in the draft, the Ministry of Public Security – the drafting agency has amended and supplemented regulations on the integration of some stable and frequently used information of citizens in addition to information in the Database. CCCD to CCCD card; CCCD card is valid to use to provide information about citizens and is equivalent to presenting documents issued by competent authorities with information printed or integrated in CCCD card to help reduce paperwork for the public. to facilitate citizens in performing civil transactions, implementing digital transformation, reforming administrative procedures such as: Information on health insurance cards, social insurance books, driving licenses, diplomas, certificates, birth certificates, marriage certificates or other papers under the management of ministries, ministerial-level agencies, and agencies attached to the Government.
In addition, supplementing regulations on management and issuance of CCCD cards to Vietnamese citizens under 14 years old and issuance of identity certificates to people of Vietnamese origin to ensure their legitimate rights and interests and serve their work. state management; promote the value and utility of CCCD cards in digital government and digital society activities. However, the issuance of cards to citizens under 14 years old will be done on demand, while for citizens aged full 14 years or older, it is compulsory as prescribed by the current Civil Code of CCCD.