New Feature: Selfie for Identity Verification

selfie for identity verification

You can easily identify your users with any of our KYC Services. After successfully identifying your users, you might want to go the extra step of verifying them. This is what this feature will help us achieve.

This API makes use of deep learning model and computer vison to provide accurate confidence value after detecting the images.

The major use case of this API feature is to reduce identity theft and to also prevent fraud to the barest minimum.

You can either verify the selfie with the user’s BVN (Bank Verification Number), NIN (National Identification Number), or a valid ID.

  1. Selfie with BVN :

You will be needing the following parameters.

selfie_image(required): Base64 value of the selfie image.bvn(required): A valid bvn.

This is the response below.

........."selfie_verification": {
"confidence_value": 99.81217956542969,
"match": true
}
.........

The match value will be true if the confidence value is between 90–100. You can decide to rely on the match value or the confidence value.

2. Selfie with NIN:

You will be needing the following parameters.

selfie_image(required): Base64 value of the selfie image.nin(required): A valid nin.

This is the response below.

........."selfie_verification": {
"confidence_value": 99.81217956542969,
"match": true
}
.........

3. Selfie with Photo ID:

You will be needing the following parameters.

selfie_image(required): Base64 value of the selfie image.photoid_image(required): Base64 value of the photoid image.

This is the response below.

........."selfie_verification": {
"confidence_value": 99.81217956542969,
"match": true
}
.........

To use this API, click here for easy access to the API documentation and also here to login.

And if you want a one-on-one to discuss further, click here to set up a meeting. You can also follow us on twitter and check out our website for more info.

Ayomide, Product Manager.

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