Moscow, November 6, 2015. — Ministry of Telecom and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation reports that 15 regions of Russia are ready to electronic exchange of data of Civil Registry Offices via the Unified System of Interdepartmental Electronic Cooperation (SIEC). This will help citizens not to use documents in paper form while getting some types of services. It will help to speed up delivery of services and save time required for visits to different public authorities.
Among first regions that finalized testing are Sverdlovsk, Bryansk, Saratov Oblast, Krasnoyarsk Krai and the Republic of Ingushetia. Chelyabinsk, Lipetsk, Sakhalin, Kaliningrad, Tyumen, Novgorod, Nizhny Novgorod, the Republic of Karelia, Khabarovsk Krai and Nenets Autonomous District are also ready to exchange data of Civil Registry Offices.
Works are being carried out by Minsvyaz and regions of Russia according to the Governmental order №1123-p on June 29, 2012. The document defines list of data that public authorities should exchange within the interdepartmental electronic cooperation. Starting from January 1, 2016 public authorities should exchange data on registration of birth and death, establishment of paternity, change of name, registration of marriages and divorces in electronic form via SIEC. Starting from January 1, 2015 such data is being exchanged in paper form.
Among consumers of such data are Pension Fund, the Federal Migration Service and the Federal Customs Service. For example, there will be no need to present certificate of birth while issuing Federal subsidies for multiple-child families, this data can be delivered via SIEC from Pension Fund. The Federal Migration Services can request such data in electronic form without paper copies of corresponding documents while changing passports in case of changing name, surname, patronymic and data on date and place of birth.