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The South Africa KYC Guide

Everything you need to know about compliantly verifying users in South Africa.
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Seamlessly onboard users in South Africa

As one of the largest GDPs in Africa and home to the largest stock exchange in Africa — The Johannesburg Stock Exchange, South Africa is widely regarded as Africa’s most advanced economy. To maintain the integrity and stability of its financial ecosystem, South Africa has also implemented one of the most advanced KYC regimes on the continent. The country has multiple regulations that help protect it against money laundering and terrorism financing (ML/FT). This KYC guide is designed to teach you the key regulations and onboarding best practices you need to know to verify users in South Africa confidently.

In this report you will find

An overview of South Africa's KYC and AML regulations

Explanations of South Africa's most important ID documents for user verification

Tips on what to look for in an identity verification partner in South Africa

This guide is written for:

Founders & C-level execs looking to expand their business into South Africa

Compliance Managers wanting to ensure they are meeting all the requirements for onboarding users in South Africa

Anyone interested in keeping up with business and regulatory trends in South Africa

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