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Instant AML and KYC compliance solution for Algeria

Smile ID enables businesses in Algeria 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 Algeria’s KYC, AML, and data protection regulations.
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Country Overview

Algeria is affiliated with the Financial Action Task Force (FAFT) by being a member of the Middle East and North Africa Financial Action Task Force (MENAFATF). Businesses looking to digitally onboard and verify customers in Algeria are expected to adhere to local and international KYC/AML regulations.

Regulatory Overview

KYC/AML regulations

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

  • Bank of Algeria (Banque d'Algérie)
  • Financial Intelligence Processing Unit (CTRF)

The primary KYC/AML regulation in Algeria is the Law on the Prevention and Fight against Money Laundering and Financing of Terrorism.

Choose Smile ID as your comprehensive compliance partner for AML/KYC regulations in Algeria!

Data protection regulations

Data rights in Algeria are protected by Law No. 18-07 of 25 Ramadhan 1439 Relating to the Protection of Individuals in the Processing of Personal Data. However, the country does not have an active data protection authority.

Regardless, data controllers and processors in the country are advised to keep up with global data processing standards to avoid future regulatory challenges.

Accurately authenticate and onboard users in Algeria

Expand your business in Algeria with Smile ID. We empower fast-growing enterprises to maintain compliance, prevent fraud, and streamline their user verification processes seamlessly. Verify Algerian users and prevent fraud with confidence:

Verify up to 6 types of Algerian IDs, including National IDs, Driver's licenses, and Passports.

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

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

Conduct a global AML check 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.

Instantly verify up to 6 ID types in Algeria

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.

Algerian Identity Card

The Algerian Identity Card is an essential document for verifying a citizen's identity. It is used in various official and everyday scenarios, serving as proof of identity and citizenship. Examples include National IDs, Consular IDs and Diplomat IDs.

Algerian Driver's Licence

The Algerian Driver's License is an official document that permits an individual to operate vehicles on public roads. It serves as both a legal authorisation to drive and a primary form of identification for drivers.

Algerian Health Card

The Algerian Health Card is used to access healthcare services and benefits. It ensures that the holder can receive medical treatments and services covered under health insurance schemes. Examples include the Health Insurance Card and Health Card.

Algerian Passport

The Algerian Passport is a travel document issued to Algerian citizens for international travel. It certifies the holder's identity and nationality and facilitates entry and exit from foreign countries.

Accurately verify users in Algeria

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: With Smile ID, verify over 8500 documents across 220 countries globally, including Algeria, with a 96% OCR accuracy.

Integration options

Seamlessly integrate our solutions via API or no-code option, with your existing infrastructure and automate your compliance. Available integration options include:

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

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We are equipped to help you level up your KYC/AML compliance stack. Our team is ready to understand your needs, answer questions, and set up your account.