Some operations in the banks will be allowed to take driver's license

The economic development Ministry and the Federal service for financial monitoring jointly with the Central Bank of the Russian Federation a draft law, which will allow you to use a driver's license for easy identification of Bank clients – individuals, told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Bank of Russia.

"The possibility of using data of a driving licence as additional ID to conduct simplified customer identification - natural persons provides for the bill, which is being negotiated, Ministry of economic development of Russia jointly with Rosfinmonitoring and the Bank of Russia in the framework of the national programme "Digital economy of the Russian Federation". The Bank of Russia supports the bill", - stated in the message.

The regulator said that the driving licence proposed for those operations in respect of which the legislation of the Russian Federation allows for easy identification. This, in particular, the implementation of the transfer without opening an account foreign exchange transactions.

"The choice of driver's license due to the rather wide distribution of this document citizens of the Russian Federation and verifiable with the use of information resources of Federal Executive authorities", - explained in the CBA.