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CodeSystem: eCH-011 Types


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Title:eCH-011 Types
Status:Active as of 2018-11-12

eCH-011 defines different Types like Names, contactAdress etc. They are further described from the BFS in 'Amtlicher Katalog der Merkmale' (Official catalogue of characteristics), Copyright BFS, Neuchâtel 2014, ISBN 978-3-303-00504-0

Publisher:HL7 Switzerland


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This Code system is referenced in the content logical definition of the following value sets:

This code system defines the following codes:

officialName Amtlicher Name (zwingend), BFS-211The official name corresponds to the name in the Swiss civil status register. For foreign persons without civil status event in Switzerland, this name corresponds to the name in the foreign passport or on the identity card.
originalName Ledigname, BFS-212Name in accordance with official documents, which a person maintained immediately before his first marriage or establishment of a registered partnership or, based on a decision to change the name, acquired as a new maiden name.
allianceName Allianzname, BFS-213The alliance name indicates the association of two persons who are married or living in a registered partnership. An already used alliance name can be used after dissolution of the marriage or partnership if the official name was not changed at the time of dissolution. The partner's maiden name or the partner's own maidne gname is appended to the official name with a hyphen. On request, the alliance name can be entered in the passport or on the ID card.
nameOnForeignPassport Name im ausländischen Pass, BFS-214This name corresponds to the entry in the passport according to the machine-readable zone (MRZ) of the passport.
aliasName Aliasname, BFS-215Name (e.g. artist's or order's name) that may be used on the basis of an approved request. The alias name can consist of one or more parts (e.g. also of alias first name and alias name).
otherName Andere amtliche Name, BFS-216Other official names according to Swiss civil status documents or foreign documents which are neither surnames nor first names.
declaredForeignName Name gemäss Deklaration, BFS-217
officialFirstName Amtliche Vornamen (zwingend), BFS-221First names as per birth certificate or civil register/Infostar in the order listed or as per foreign identity documents.
callName Rufname, BFS-222A person has the right to choose a first name from the list of his official first names. The first name can consist of one or more first names.
firstNameOnForeignPassport Vornamen im ausländischen Pass, BFS-223First names for persons of foreign nationality. To use in conjunction with the name in the foreign passport as defined under 214
declaredForeignFirstName Vorname(n) gemäss Deklaration, BFS-224For persons of foreign nationality who do not possess official documents (mainly in the field of asylum).
contactData Zustelladresse, BFS-61Information on how the person can be contacted, at least with the contact address, and possibly further contact information such as identification of the person if the contact address is not the registered resident.