Identity Sharing System (KPS) is an e-Government project that ensures the information kept centrally within MERNIS can be shared online with relevant public institutions and organizations and that provides service 24/7 to fulfil a critical public service today.
As of 2004, service has been provided for KPS, the essential data source of other e-Government projects in Turkey. In this respect, the services, which are undertaken in two stages and successfully accomplished so far, can be summarized as follows.
Identity Sharing System v1
In 2004, realization of all services for online inquiry of individual records kept within MERNIS in accordance with the authorities specified with the permitted institutions, by means of developed web services and via Safe Virtual Private Network (VPN) infrastructure and commissioning of this system.
Identity Sharing System v2
In 2010, in the light of ever-growing and ever-changing user requirements and technological progress, the inclusion of application procedures of institutions/organizations willing get service from KPS into the scope of the system; diversification of the services offered; provision of service version support on the basis of service; installation of infrastructure for single sign-in and identity verification and authorization through a security key; and complete redevelopment and commissioning of the system pursuant to similar requirements listed above.
Identity Sharing System has the following advantages;