People's Republic Of China Resident Identity Card Law

Original Language Title: 中华人民共和国居民身份证法

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  (June 28, 2003 of Deputies adopted at the third meeting of the Standing Committee) contents chapter I General provisions chapter II chapter III of the collar and the issuance of use and examination of the fourth chapter legal liability the fifth chapter by-laws chapter I General provisions article to prove that living in the People's Republic of China citizens in the territory's identity, protect the legitimate rights and interests of citizens, facilitate citizens ' social activities, maintaining social order, this law is enacted.
Article live in People's Republic of China territory of Chinese citizen over the age of 16 shall, in accordance with the provisions of this law apply for identity cards; Chinese citizens under 16 years of age, may, in accordance with the provisions of this law apply for identity cards.
Article ID card registration includes: name, gender, nationality, date of birth, place of permanent residence address, the validity of civil identification numbers, photos, documents and issuing authority.
Citizen identity number is every citizen only, life the same identity code, prepared by the public security organs in accordance with the national standard of civil identification numbers.
Fourth identity cards use standard Chinese characters, and in accordance with the national standard of digital symbols filled in.
According to the organs of self-government of national autonomous areas the actual situation of the region, on registration of identity cards with Chinese characters, you can decide to use at of the nationality exercising regional autonomy in the text or select a commonly used text. Fifth identity cards of the citizens 16 years of age and older for a period of ten years, 20 years, long term.
16 years of age until the age of 25, the identity card issued to for years; 26 years old until the age of 45, issue identity cards valid for 20 years; more than 46 years, the identity card issued to long-term.
Citizens under 16 years of age, voluntarily applied for the identity card issued to the identity cards valid for five years. Sixth identity card design by the public security department under the State Council.
Uniform made and issued identity cards by the public security organs.
Read-identity card and machine readable two functions, depending on reading, reading the contents of this law is limited to the items provided for in the first paragraph of article.
Public security organs and people's police for the production, distribution, identification, seizure of identity card of a citizen's personal information shall be kept confidential.
Chapter II collar and release the seventh citizen shall, within three months from the date of 16 years of age, apply to the accounts of public security authorities at their place of residence for the identity card.
Citizens under 16 years of age, by the guardian apply for identity cards.
Eighth identity cards by residents permanent residency issued by the local people's Governments at the county level public security authorities.
Nineth compatriots in Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan compatriots into the Mainland for settlement, the overseas Chinese to return home, as well as aliens and stateless persons in the People's Republic of China territory and approved to join or the restoration of People's Republic of China nationality, apply for permanent residence registration, in accordance with the provisions of this law shall be applied for for the identity card.
Tenth application for identity card, you should fill in the identity card application form, submit the household register. 11th ID card expires, the citizen's name changes or serious damage to documents is unable to recognize, should apply for replacement cards; identity card registration error occurs, the public security organ shall promptly correct, and issue a new certificate when receiving a new card, you must return the original certificate.
Loss of identity cards, should apply for a replacement.
Under 16 years of age before the citizen's identity card, you can apply for renewal, renewal or replacement of a new card.
When citizens apply for permanent migration, and the public security organ shall read the identity cards of the citizen's permanent residence address changes recorded in the project, and let me. 12th a citizen to apply, renew, a replacement identity card, public security organs shall, in accordance with the regulations shall be handled in a timely manner.
Citizens of public security organ shall submit the identity card application form within 60 days of the date of issuing identity cards; transportation, the processing time may be extended appropriately, but additional time not later than 30th. Citizens to apply for, renew, and replacement of identity cards during an urgent need for identity cards, can apply for and receive temporary identity card, public security organs shall, in accordance with the regulations shall be handled in a timely manner.
Specific measures by the public security department under the State Council.
Chapter III use and identification of the 13th citizens engaged in the relevant activities, require proof of identity to use identity cards to prove identity, the unit and its staff shall not refuse.
14th under any of the following circumstances, citizens shall produce their identity cards to prove identity: (a) change of permanent residence registration, (ii) register for selective service, (iii) registration of marriage registration, adoption and (iv) apply and exit procedures (v) legal and administrative regulations need identity cards to prove identity in other circumstances.
In accordance with the provisions of this law without the identity cards of citizens engaged in activities relating to the provision of the preceding paragraph, other means consistent with national provisions can be used to prove identity.
15th article police law implementation positions, met has following case one of of, by show law enforcement documents, can identification identity card: (a) on has illegal crime suspected of personnel, need identified identity of; (ii) law implementation site control Shi, need identified about personnel identity of; (three) occurred serious against social security burst event Shi, need identified site about personnel identity of; (four) legal provides need identified identity of other case.
Of any of the circumstances listed in the previous paragraph, refused police checking identity cards, in accordance with the relevant provisions of the law, different situations, take measures to deal with it. No organization or individual may seize identity cards.
However, the public security organs in accordance with the People's Republic of China criminal law except in the case of surveillance of implementation of coercive measures.
16th fourth chapter legal liability under any of the following acts, by the public security organs in a warning and fined a maximum of 200 Yuan, has illegally obtained, confiscation illegal obtained: (a) the identity by using false documents, (ii) rent, lend, transfer of an identity card; (c) illegal seizure of identity card of another person.
17th under any of the following acts, by the public security organs between below 1000 Yuan and 200 Yuan fines, or detention of between 10th and has illegally obtained, confiscation illegal obtained: (a) the use of others ' identity card or obtaining an identity card; (b) the purchase, sale or use of forged or altered identity cards.
Forging, altering identity cards and obtaining identity cards, to be seized by public security organs.
18th forged or altered identity cards, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
This law is one of the acts listed in the 16th, 17th, engaged in criminal activity, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.
19th article police has following behavior one of of, according to plot weight, law give administrative sanctions; constitute crime of, law held criminal: (a) using making, and issued, and identification identity card of convenience, received others property or seek other interests of; (ii) illegal change citizens identity number, or in identity card Shang posted this method third article first paragraph provides project yiwai of information or deliberately posted false information of; (three) no due reason not in statutory term within issued identity card of;
(D) identification of the contravention, seized identity cards against the legitimate rights and interests of citizens, (v) divulging production, distribution, identification, seizing identity cards and a citizen's personal information against the legitimate rights and interests of citizens. Fifth chapter supplementary articles article 20th citizens who applied, renewal, and replacement of identity card shall pay the certificate fee.
ID card fee standards, approved by the Department in charge of price under the State Council in conjunction with the financial sector. Recipients of the minimum living standard security in the city residents and rural residents with special difficulties, at the time of its initial application for and renewal of identity cards, free of charge. For residents of other life difficulties, at the time of its initial application for and changing the identity, you can reduce cost.
Free and reduced cost of specific measures by the financial departments of the State Council Department in charge of price under the State Council.
ID card fee charged by the public security organs, all turned over to the State Treasury.
21st active people's Liberation Army soldiers, the people's armed police specific measures for application for and issuance of identity cards, shall be separately prescribed by the State Council and the Central Military Commission.
22nd article this law shall enter into force on January 1, 2004, People's Republic of China resident identity card Ordinance be repealed simultaneously. In accordance with the People's Republic of China resident identity card may receive under the regulations of the identity card before changing the identity in accordance with this law, in its period of validity, continue to be valid. Changing the identity of the specific measures formulated by the State Council.