Numero National

12:03 Sep 29, 2011
French to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Education / Pedagogy
French term or phrase: Numero National
I have a school attendance certificate for a particular pupil in France. There is a 'Numero National' among the personal details - 10 digits followed by a single letter. I've done a lot of searching but can't find what this means - it certainly isn't the standard 'National Identification Number' because those numbers supposedly follow a strict formula involving dates of birth etc, which don't match the number I've got at all.

I thought it might be a student/pupil registry number of sorts, but can't find an example anywhere so I'm throwing it out to the forum!
Richard Asher
United Kingdom
Local time: 11:38

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4National Identification Number
piazza d
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Tony M

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National Identification Number

1 80 05 75 .... 1= for boys/
80= year of birth
05= May
75= "département" of birth
this number is used for various registrations (university, social security(welfare)...)

Note added at 4 hrs (2011-09-29 16:24:04 GMT)

piazza d
Local time: 12:38
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Native speaker of: French
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Asker: Yes, it does not seem so simple unfortunately. The student in question is a female and a French-born French national...yet the number starts with a '1' I am still searching for the right answer!

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neutral  Tony M: Hi hi ! I'm glad it's '' for boys — then why does mine start with '3'???!!!
3 mins
  -> worth investigating!!! maybe for non-natives...but it's just a guess!
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threw up the following hits (just the first few that look like they ought to help you) — I don't think we have an equivalent in the UK, so you'll probbaly need to keep the FR term and then explain it in brackets:

[LDH-Toulon] l'identifiant national élève (INE) › Big Brother › le ministère de l'EN et les fichiers

17 mai 2009 – ... à l'éducation nationale, distinct du numéro national d'inscription au ... Elle est pour l'heure expérimentée dans l'enseignement primaire. ...

CROUS de Reims Champagne-Ardenne - Foire aux questions ...

Une fois inscrit dans un établissement d'enseignement supérieur, le BEA est repris pour devenir votre INE, numéro national d'identification des étudiants, ...

Dossier social étudiant - La vie lycéenne › Accueil › Vos questions, nos réponses

15 janv. 2008 – Une fois inscrit dans un établissement d'enseignement supérieur, le B.E.A. est repris pour devenir votre I.N.E., numéro national d'identification ...

Tony M
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agree  lucyoshea
3 hrs
  -> Thanks, Lucy!
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