Stay compliant and onboard customers faster in Côte d'Ivoire
As a member state of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Intergovernmental Action Group against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA), Côte d'Ivoire has implemented KYC/AML regulations in line with international standards. Companies looking to onboard and verify users in Côte d'Ivoire are required to adhere to these standards.
- Official language
- Population with ID
- West African CFA Franc
AML/KYC regulations in Côte d'Ivoire are enforced by a number of regulators including the
- Banque Centrale des Etats de l’Afrique de l’Ouest (BCEAO)
- Commission Bancaire Union Monétaire Ouest Africaine)
- Cellule Nationale de Traitement des Informations Financières
The primary KYC/AML regulation in Côte d'Ivoire is Law No. 2016-966 of December 28, 2016, on combating money laundering and terrorist financing.
Data protection regulations
The Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés (CNIL) enforces Côte d'Ivoire’s data protection laws which can be found in Law No. 2013-450 of December 19, 2013, on the protection of personal data.
Data controllers must obtain customers’ consent before processing and transferring personal data, except in limited circumstances. Customers also have the right to request deletion of their personal data
Accurately verify users in Côte d'Ivoire
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 Ivorians 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 Côte d'Ivoire
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.
Côte d'Ivoire National Identity card
National identity cards issued by the Office National de l'Etat Civil et de l'Identification (ONECI)) are the most common form of identification in Côte d'Ivoire.
Côte d'Ivoire Passport
The Ivorien Office National des Passeports - ONP issues passports that can be used as an identity verification document to citizens.
Côte d'Ivoire Driver’s License
Drivers Licenses issued by the Ivorien Ministry of Transport are an acceptable KYC document
Côte d'Ivoire Resident Card
Resident cards are issued by Office national d'identification, (ONI) to non-citizens who reside in the country, and can be used to verify their identities.
Côte d'Ivoire Health Insurance Identity card
Identity cards are issued by Caisse Nationale d'Assurance Maladie (National Health Insurance Fund)) to Ivoriens who are enrolled in the national health insurance scheme. It is less common than the national ID but can be used for KYC purposes in the healthcare and insurance industries.
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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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