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Transfer to Individual Identification Numbers (IIN)


Dear Customers – Legal Entities and Individual Entrepreneurs,

JSC BTA Bank is pleased to announce that in compliance with the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On national registers of identification numbers” transition to identification numbers (BIN/IIN) in the Republic of Kazakhstan will be carried from January 1, 2012.

Business Identification Number (BIN) is a unique number formed for a legal entity (branch and representative office) and individual entrepreneur acting as mutual individual entrepreneur (12-digit numerical code included into registration certificate since August 14, 2007).

Individual Identification Numbers (IIN) is a unique number formed for an individual entrepreneur acting as a sole entrepreneur and individual persons (12- digit numerical code included into ID Cards since January 1, 1998).

Starting from January, 2012 certificate of state registration (re-registration) of legal entity, record registration (re-registration) of branch in case of absence of BIN shall be invalid.

Also, from January 1, 2012 ID Documents of both residents and non-residents of the Republic of Kazakhstan will be invalid should they lack IIN.

Since January 1, 2012 BIN and IIN shall be used upon:

  • opening and maintenance of accounts with banks and organizations performing some types of banking transactions;
  • payments and transfers including compulsory pension installments and social payments as well as tax obligations.

In this regard in order to get continuous service legal entities shall provide certificates on state registration (re-registration) with identification number (BIN/IIN) to the Bank till December 1, 2011.

From January 1, 2012 further banking services (such as acceptance and processing of payment documents, opening and maintenance of accounts) to customers will not be provided in the following cases:

  • In the absence of identification number (BIN/IIN) in state registration (re-registration) certificate and other documents;
  • non-provision of state registration (re-registration) certificate with identification number to the Bank’s branch.

To get more information please contact the BTA Bank’s Unit where you have been served so far.