Stay compliant and onboard customers faster in Botswana
With Smile Identity, you can quickly verify identities and stay compliant with digital KYC and data regulations in Botswana. We handle onboarding and compliance in 52 African countries so that you can focus on other important things.
- Official language
- Population with ID
- Botswanan Pula
AML/KYC regulations in Botswana are enforced by a number of regulators including the
- Bank of Botswana
- Comissão de Mercado de Capitais (CMC),
- Instituto de Supervisão de Seguros (ISS)
The primary KYC/AML regulation in Botswana is the Anti-Money Laundering Act which was enacted in 2019.
Data protection regulations
Botswana has in recent years taken steps to secure personal data with the Data Protection Act which was enacted in 2018. The Data Protection Authority (DPA) enforces these laws in the country.
Data controllers and processors must obtain customers’ consent before processing and transferring personal data.
Accurately verify users in Botswana
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 Botswanans 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 Botswana
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.
Botswanan National ID
The Botswanan National ID is issued by the Department of National Registration, Passport, and Citizenship (DNRPC) and is the most popular identification document in the country.
The Botswanan Department of National Registration, Passport, and Citizenship (DNRPC) issues passports to be used for international travel and identification.
Botswanan Driver’s License
Driver’s Licenses issued by the Department of Road Transport and Safety (DRTS) can be used for identity verification
Botswanan Resident Card
Resident Cards, issued Department of Immigration and Citizenship, can be used to identify non-citizens of Botswana who live in the country.
All-in-one KYC/AML provider
Our identity verification solutions cater to various use cases, ensuring secure and compliant onboarding processes for businesses across industries.
Accurately verify customers anywhere
Automated screening for AML compliance
Access 20 government ID databases.
Safeguard your users at key points of transactions.
Find reliable business records in seconds
Automatically spot anomalies to prevent fraud on your platform.
Bank Account Verification
Easily confirm bank account ownership
Phone Number Verification
Verify over 140 million phone number records
Ready to get started?
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.