What is a Personal Identification Number?
Personal identification number is a natural number sequence consisting of 12 numbers, with a structure of 6 numbers, which is the birth century code, the gender code, the citizen’s year of birth code, the province code, the central city or the country code. where the citizen registered his birth and 6 numbers is a random number range.
The main personal identification number is the CCCD card book (12 digits) and the CCCD chip, which is issued to each citizen from birth to death, not repeated in other people.
This code is used to connect, update, share and exploit citizens’ information in the National Population Database and specialized databases.
Correct structure of personal identification number
An identifier is a sequence of identification numbers issued by the Ministry of Public Security to each citizen. The personal identifier is unique and cannot be duplicated by others.
Article 13 of Decree 137/2015/ND-CP stipulates: Personal identification number is a sequence of natural numbers consisting of 12 numbers, with a structure of 6 numbers, which are the birth century code, gender code, and year of birth code of the company. population, province code, centrally-run city or country code where the citizen registered his birth and 6 numbers is a random number range.
Specifically, the birth century code, the gender code is the number corresponding to the century of birth and gender, specifically:
+ 20th century (from 1900 to the end of 1999): Male 0, female 1
+ 21st century (from 2000 to the end of 2099): Male 2, female 3
+ 22nd century (from 2100 to the end of 2199): Male 4, female 5
+ 23rd century (from 2200 to the end of 2299): Male 6, female 7
+ 24th century (from 2300 to the end of 2399): Male 8, female 9
The code of the province and city directly under the central government where the citizen has registered their birth includes 3 digits from 001 to 096, corresponding to 63 provinces and cities across the country.
Cases where it is necessary to reset the personal identification number
– Usually, common mistakes of personal identification codes are: Wrong gender, wrong year of birth, wrong place of birth registration.
In fact, the fact that the personal identification number is wrong due to reasons such as: the constantly changing population situation, the history of document management is still limited, so the identity papers of the citizens are wrong with each other. information in the National Population Database.
Besides, many people have permanent residence registration different from the place of birth registration, place of residence, etc., so it is easy to get confused.
When detecting that the issued personal identification number contains errors in information about citizens, the head of the agency managing the National Population Database of the Ministry of Public Security shall issue a decision to cancel such personal identification number and grant it other personal identification numbers for citizens. Organize the adjustment of personal identification numbers and information about citizens in the National Population Database, Citizen Identification Database and related records and archives.
– According to Clause 1, Article 6 of Circular 59, citizens need to re-establish their personal identification number when redefining their gender or correcting their birth year according to regulations.
The error of personal identification will lead to incorrect information of citizens on CCCD as well as on the National Population Database. This will greatly affect the work and life of people when carrying out administrative procedures.
Procedure for re-establishing personal identification number
In order to have their personal identification number re-established, citizens must provide civil status papers and documents evidencing their gender reassignment or correcting the year of birth for the commune police to check, verify and supplement. into the management file, send a request to the agency managing the National Population Database of the Ministry of Public Security.
After deciding to reset the personal identification number for citizens, the new identification number will be updated in the National Database of Population. At the same time, the commune police where the citizen permanently resides must send a written notice to the citizen of the newly re-established personal identification number.