The Russians appreciated the transition to electronic passport

Россияне оценили переход на электронный паспорт

RIA Novosti

About 60% of Russians support the translation of the passport in electronic form. This is evidenced by the results of a survey of recruitment portal SuperJob, which are available on the TASS.

“60% of Russians support the initiative of the Russian translation of the passport in electronic form”, — noted in the study.

An even greater number of respondents supported the introduction of electronic insurance policies (76%), TIN (75%), social security number (75%) and records (62%). Among other documents that could be translated into electronic format, Russians often called a diploma, military ID, weapons permit.

In General, the government initiative to transition to electronic documents supported by the majority of the economically active population: 45% of Russians support the introduction of electronic documents save paper counterparts, 16% are ready to completely abandon paper documents in favor of digital. 28% of respondents believe that the implementation of electronic documents should not be, another 11% were undecided.

The younger the respondents, the more they favor the introduction of electronic documents: among the respondents up to 24 years 49% support the option of transition with conservation paper, 18% in favor of complete abolition paper in favor of digital. Among the generation over the age of 45, those 45% and 13%, respectively.

In a survey SuperJob was attended by 8 thousand respondents 18 years and older, living in all districts of Russia. The survey was conducted October 9-10, 2018.

Vice-Premier of the Russian Federation Maxim Akimov ordered until the end of the year to develop a bill on the introduction of e-passports, announced previously, the newspaper “Vedomosti” with reference to the representative of Deputy Prime Minister Aliya Samigullina. It is expected that the reform will cost 114,4 billion by 2024, while the main source of funding will be the state duty for issuing electronic passports. The transition to the document, which the carrier can be a plastic card with a chip, will begin in 2021.

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