Individual identification number (IIN) Printable versionLast update: 06.10.2021
Individual identification number (IIN) is a unique combination of 12 digits generated for an individual at the initial registration in the information-production system for the production of documents.
Formation of IIN occurs automatically taking into account the principles of uniqueness and immutability. In order to preserve the integrity of data of information banks of various levels using the IIN in the data structure, it is not subject to any modification or regeneration from the time of initial formation.
IIN is located on the front of the identity card of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan, below the date of birth in the form of a combination of 12 figures, in the passport of a citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan IIN is listed on page 2.
In accordance with paragraph 3 of Article 13 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated January 12, 2007 No. 223 "On National Registers of Identification Numbers", from January 1, 2013, identification documents, with the exception of birth certificates, are invalid if there is no formed identification number in them.
For re-registration to the passport and ID card without the IIN, the citizens of the Republic of Kazakhstan must be provided to the NJSC State Corporation "Government for Citizens"(PSC) at the place of permanent registration or actual stay:
- passport or identity card to be replaced;
- a document on payment of the state fee (the persons released from payment of the state fee, present confirming documents).
Foreigners and stateless persons permanently residing in Kazakhstan, whose IIN on the front side of the residence permit of a foreigner in the Republic of Kazakhstan is below the date of birth or on page 2 of the certificate of a stateless person, is not specified, must apply to the internal affairs bodies at the place of residence for the re-registration of documents.