UncategorizedImplementation of the Turkish ID Number

June 27, 2022by Bunyamin Esen0

The Republic of Turkey Identity Number is a number found on every citizen’s identity card following the implementation of the MERNİS application, which has been carried out for many years by the General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs of the Ministry of Interior.

This practice was put into practice on October 28, 2000, by giving a single Republic of Turkey Identity Number to every Turkish citizen and legal residents.

 

Purposes of the Application of Turkish ID Number

  • Elimination of problems arising from the common name similarity (name and surname) among citizens.
  • Ensuring rapid identification of individuals.
  • Ensuring that all transactions of the individual are carried out with a common number since birth.
  • It covers purposes such as facilitating information exchange between public institutions and providing faster and safer service to citizens.

T.R. Identity Number is a person-specific number consisting of eleven (11) digits, consisting of 11 digits given to Turkish citizens by the General Directorate of Population and Citizenship Affairs, and the last digit is an even number.

It has a fault finding feature with a simple parity on it; The ones digit of the sum of the first 10 digits gives the 11th digit. With creators using this algorithm, approximately 900 million valid T.C. identification number can be generated.

The foreigners who are residing or working in Turkey legally are also being given a TR ID Number which starts with the digits of 99. The ID Number is written on the work permits and residence permits.

The TR ID Number is also used as a tax ID number and social insurance ID number in Turkey.

Bunyamin Esen

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Connect with us

Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest news and updates on ArnoldStanley.

    https://arnoldstanley.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/arnoldstanley.png
    https://arnoldstanley.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/img-footer-map.png

    Connect with us

    Subscribe to our newsletter to receive the latest news and updates on ArnoldStanley.

      2020 Copyright by ArnoldStanley. All rights reserved.

      2020 Copyright by ArnoldStanley. All rights reserved.