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IDnow is a company based in Munich and specialized in secure identification methods. Since 2012 IDnow has been a pioneer for video identification in Germany and Europe. For more information about IDnow, please visit the IDnow website.
For a successful identification, you will need only:
- a valid identity document
- a PC with a webcam or a smartphone/tablet with camera
- a mobile phone for receiving an SMS
Your identity must be established for different business transactions. This identification is often legally required, for example, by the Money Laundering Act.
The video identification procedure is free of charge for you as user. The fees for the procedure will be covered by your provider (e.g. your bank).
The identification takes only a few minutes.
All the data is several times encrypted and always securely stored according to the highest technical standards. The data is stored exclusively in highly secure banking centres within Germany.
IDnow relies on the highest technical safety standards. Only employees trained according to legal requirements will come into contact with your data.