It is possible that an account to a single portal of public services (EPGU) will become a universal identifier citizen in RuNet. This was reported on the website of the Ministry of Communications and Mass Communications of the Russian Federation.

Currently, the Russians can receive public services after registration in the Unified system of identification and authentication (ESIA). To date, the ESIA registered 35 million citizens, so every second user of the Russian Internet segment can receive state services in electronic form.

in the offline environment, citizens are identification and authentication using a conventional passport. We believe that for the identification and authentication of citizens in the online environment also needs to be a convenient tool, which can be confirmed by an account in the ESIA “, – said Deputy Minister of Communications and Mass Media Alexei Kozyrev


Currently, more than 40 Russian regions the proportion of citizens registered in the ESIA, more than 20%. Among the leaders with the indicator above 40% – Primorsky Krai, the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Tyumen and Kaliningrad regions and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Area


In the first six months of 2015 users EPGU ordered 8.1 million services in the same period of 2016 – already 5.4 million The situation is different with the beta version of the portal, showing tremendous growth.. 47 thousand have been ordered for the first six months of 2015 the federal services, already in 2016 – 81 million

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