OREANDA-NEWS. Russian Deputy Prime Minister Maxim Akimov said that the issuance of electronic passports could begin in the country from 2022, but it is noted that these deadlines have not been officially approved.

 The Vice Prime Minister also told who will be engaged in editing the data of the electronic identifier.  According to him, only the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the body that will record the basic information, but, of course, only the authorized body can change information about the passport holder.

 According to Akimov, the department has already coordinated the design and form factors of the new document with the Interior Ministry, the Federal Security Service and "our other structures".

 We will move very carefully and focus primarily on the desire of people, ”said Akimov.