In Russia due to a failure one and a half million passports are considered invalid
In Russia there was a massive problem with the documents of Russian citizens, their passport may be mistakenly considered invalid in the database UAIS “Russian passport”. We are talking about a minimum of 1.5 million identity cards.
Holders of such passports to experience difficulties, for example, they are denied banking services.
The interior Ministry of Russia explained that the failure occurred previously while merging databases.
“In 2006, in order of formation and introduction of the unified automated information system “the Russian passport” was produced by the Union of previously disparate databases of passports. In the absence at that time have the technical capabilities when you download information from various surveys, the status of some of the passports changed from “valid” to “invalid”, – explained in the Ministry.
The solution is entrusted to the citizens themselves. They can check the passport status through the official website of the MIA of Russia in the section “Checking the list invalid Russian passport”. Identified errors corrected by territorial bodies of the Ministry of internal Affairs. If necessary, the Russians can obtain police official confirmation on the validity of their passports.
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