Functions, tasks, goals

The purpose of the information system is to provide an opportunity to identify natural persons and to prevent the use of another person’s identity.

Legal basis

“Biometric Data Processing System Law” of 21 May 2009
Cabinet Regulation of 6 May 2014 No. 234 “Regulations of the Biometric Data Processing System”

Accumulated information

Biometrics of natural persons (fingerprints and facial images), biographical data (name, surname, personal identification number, date of birth, sex) and justification of data collection.

Who provides the information for inclusion in the information system?

The input of information is provided by the institutions specified in the Biometric Data Processing System Law.

Other information

The biometric data processing system was put into operation in 2012.

The Biometrics Processing Unit is responsible for maintaining the system.