Stay compliant and onboard customers faster in Algeria
Algeria is a member of the Financial Action Task Force (FAFT) and 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.
- Official languages
- Arabic, Tamazight
- Population with ID
- Algerian Dinar
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.
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 verify users in Algeria
Stay compliant, prevent fraud and streamline your user verification process for customers across Africa with Smile ID. Verify users with confidence with:
The most extensive ID coverage on the continent
99.8% recognition accuracy for faces of all skin tones
A solution that is compatible with any device
Verify Algerians using ID documents
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
Scan your document
Our image capture tool guides users to take clear photos even with older devices.
Smile for a selfie
We ensure a real user is behind the camera by asking them to smile to test for liveness.
Get real-time results
In a few seconds, we will confirm the document is authentic and belongs to the user.
Documents we verify in Algeria
Give users the flexibility to verify their identity using any of the following ID documents. All we need is a document photo and a selfie.
Algerian National ID
This National ID issued by the Algerian Ministry of Interior and Local Authorities is the most common form of ID in Algeria
Issued by the Algerian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Algerian passport is an acceptable KYC document for onboarding residents and citizens.
Algerian Driver’s License
Driver’s Licenses issued by the Algerian Ministry of Public Works and Transport can also be used to verify identities in the country.
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Our identity verification solutions cater to various use cases, ensuring secure and compliant onboarding processes for businesses across industries.
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