The new 12-digit ID that will replace them and look like a driver’s license – different

Fee for VAT and AMKA: The new 12-digit ID that will replace them and will look like a driver’s license

The Personal Citizen Number that will replace ID, TIN and AMKA

The Personal Citizen Number comes to replace the identity card, the VAT number and the AMKA and aims, among other things, at the “easy transactions” with the public services through the digital “tools”.

In order to reduce bureaucracy and tax evasion, the government is preparing to introduce the Citizen’s Personal Number, essentially a new identity that will visually resemble a driver’s license, but its possibilities will be greater.

According to government officials, this is a major reform that will simplify trade with the state, automating procedures, as in the near future the “Personal Number” will be the only number that every citizen will be asked to use for the vast majority of transactions. of with public services.

It is the first attempt to unify the citizens, cross-referencing the data based on name, date of birth, patronymic, patronymic, etc.

The Personal Citizen Number will improve the daily life of the citizens

The message of the Maximos Palace is that in addition to managing the pandemic crisis, the government is promoting a series of reforms, aimed at improving the daily lives of citizens for the better.

Providing this number to every citizen will contribute to the simplification and automation of their recognition, while at the same time it will facilitate the interoperability between the various government systems.

At the center of the transactions will be the Unified Digital Portal of Public Administration ( and the timetable for the implementation of this plan covers the next two years.

In the first phase o Citizen’s Personal Number will have the 9 digits of the current VAT number, which it will gradually replace. But then three more numbers will be added. Therefore, it will be 12 digits.

According to the Minister of Digital Government, Kyriakos Pierrakakis, “the services related to the use of AMKA, the use of VAT, the use of an ID card number, in the end will be all with a single number. It consolidates the service of the citizen at the counter in its contact with the State “.

The Personal Number will be obligatorily granted to natural persons, it is not changed and deactivated upon death or declaration of invisibility of the natural person, while the identification of the data will be done through the General Secretariat of Public Administration Information Systems.


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