KYC (Know Your Customer) is today a significant element in the fight against financial crime and money laundering, and customer identification is the most critical aspect as it is the first step to better perform in the other stages of the process.
When completing KYC, you may be asked to provide your:
Apart from verifying a customer’s identity, it’s also important to confirm their location and address. Your identity documents will provide basic information like your name and date of birth, but more is needed to establish your tax residence, for example. You will likely need to complete more than one stage of KYC. Financial service providers often need to re-verify the identity of their customers at regular intervals too.