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Instant AML and KYC compliance solution for Djibouti

Smile ID enables businesses in Djibouti to effortlessly achieve AML and KYC compliance through its robust identity verification solution. Quickly and accurately verify customer identities and onboard users in line with Djibouti’s KYC, AML, and data protection regulations.
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Country Overview

As a member of the Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force (MENAFATF), which is affiliated with the state of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), Djibouti has implemented KYC/AML regulations in line with international standards.

Regulatory Overview

KYC/AML regulations

AML/KYC regulations in Djibouti are enforced by a number of regulators including the

  • Banque Centrale de Djibouti (BCD)
  • Cellule de renseignement financier, Djibouti (CRF)

The primary legislation governing KYC/AML in Djibouti is Dispositif De Prévention Du Blanchiment De Capitaux Et Du Financement Des Activites Terroristes’ instruction No. 2017-02.

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Data protection regulations

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) enforces Djibouti’s data protection laws via the Djibouti Data Protection Regulation.

Institutions are required to obtain users’ consent before processing and transferring personal data. Users are entitled to the erasure of their personal data upon request.

Instantly authenticate and onboard users in Djibouti

Empower your fast-growing enterprise with Smile ID's comprehensive compliance solutions, designed to maintain regulatory adherence, prevent fraud, and streamline user verification processes seamlessly.

Validate up to 3 types of Djiboutian IDs, including National IDs, Travel Documents and Passports.

Our de-biased models ensure a 99.8% accuracy rate for all African skin tones, providing reliable verification.

Utilise our SDKs, optimised for low bandwidth, and compatible with all software versions from Android 5.0 upwards.

Conduct thorough AML checks against over 1,100 global sanctions, PEPs, and adverse media watchlists.

Our enterprise-level security standards, including ISO 27001 and SOC 2 Type 1 & 2 certifications, ensure the highest level of data protection and compliance.

Accurately verify up to 3 ID types in Djibouti

We empower businesses with the flexibility to verify their user identity using any of the following ID documents. All we need is a document photo and a selfie.

Djiboutian National Identity Cards

Djiboutian National Identity Cards are essential documents used to establish the identity and citizenship of individuals in Djibouti. These include National IDs, Consular IDs, and Diplomat IDs. They are crucial for accessing government services, voting, and conducting official and legal transactions.

Djiboutian Passport

The Djiboutian Passport is a fundamental travel document issued to citizens of Djibouti. It serves to confirm the holder's identity and nationality, enabling international travel. This document is required for crossing borders and entering other countries.

Djiboutian Travel Documents

Djiboutian Travel Documents are various types of documentation necessary for international travel and legal border crossing. These include border crossing documents, refugee documents, and visas. These documents ensure that individuals have the appropriate identification and legal authorisation for international movement and seeking asylum or temporary residence in other countries.

Accurately verify users in Djibouti

Verifying users with ID documents and biometric face matching is one of the most reliable ways to determine a user's true identity. Our ID document verification solution checks that an ID document is authentic, accurately transcribes the text on the document and compares a user-submitted selfie to the document image.

Transcribes document text with 96% accuracy

Checks for accurate format

Identifies tampered and forged documents

Verifies security features

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Scan your document

Our image capture tools guide users to take clear photos even with older devices.

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Smile for a selfie

Ensure the real user is behind the camera with a smile to test for liveness.

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Get real-time results

In a few seconds, you will confirm the document is authentic and belongs to the user behind the camera.

Comprehensive Identity verification (KYC/AML) solution in one place

Choose the best method to verify and onboard your customers efficiently.

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    Document Verification: Verify over 8500 documents across 220 countries globally, including Djibouti, with a 96% OCR accuracy.

Integration options

Seamlessly integrate our solutions via API or no-code option with your existing infrastructure to automate compliance.

Smile Links: A flexible, no-code option for creating customised user verification flows

SDKs: Available for iOS, Android, Hosted Web, Flutter, and React Native

Server-to-server libraries: Support for Ruby, Java, PHP, Python, and Node.js

REST API: Robust and flexible integration for efficient compliance automation

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