About 400 branches of banks will start to take biometric data on 2 July

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotoboekroemenie foreign passports of citizens of the Russian FederationAbout 400 branches of banks will start to take biometric data on 2 July© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

About 400 branches of banks will start to take biometric data on 2 July, said the first Deputy Chairman of the Central Bank of Russia Olga Skorobogatova at the meeting of the Board of the Association of Russian banks on Friday.

«We need to ensure the validity of the client’s data on the phone and according to him the operator. Monday, about 400 Bank branches prepared for what to remove biometrics for future use. It is clear that banks their infrastructure will cook for some time, and we have provided this opportunity,» she said.

Skorobogatova said that the Central Bank on Friday, credit agencies sent a letter, which asks the banks «technology to retrofit its offices with special equipment» and to provide special security measures.

«But it also takes time. Therefore, banks will have until the end of 2019 is already 100% of its offices to organize the work so that biometrics could be removed, and if this is possible, the Bank needs to remotely provide services through a unified biometric framework», — said the representative of the Central Bank.

According to her, now the possibility to connect to biometrics not only banking services but also public services, however, «there is a problem with level of security». Now the introduction of biometrics in the sphere of public services is considered «as the second stage of the launch udalenka», and further this resource can connect and commercial services of large companies, said Skorobogatov.

According to first Deputy Chairman of the CBR, the introduction of financial and government services through a single platform will occur over three years.

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