Stay compliant and onboard customers faster in Eritrea
As a member state of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and the Eastern and Southern Africa Anti Money Laundering Group (ESAAMLG). Eritrea has implemented KYC/AML regulations in line with international standards.
- Official languages
- English, Tigrinya, Arabic
- Eritrean Nakfa
- Population with ID
- Internet penetration
AML/KYC regulations in Eritrea are enforced by a number of regulators including the
- Bank of Eritrea (BOE),
- Eritrea Financial Intelligence Unit (EFIU).
The primary legislation governing KYC/AML in Eritrea is The Anti-Money Laundering and Combating Financing of Terrorism Proclamation No. 175/2014.
Data protection regulations
Article 18 of Eritrea's constitution enforces Eritrea’s data protection laws.
Institutions are required to obtain users’ consent before processing and transferring personal data. Users are entitled to the erasure of their personal data upon request.
Accurately verify users in Eritrea
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 Eritreans 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 document
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 Eritrea
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.
Passports issued by Eritrean Ministry of Foreign Affairs may not be the most common but they are an acceptable KYC document.
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
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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.