These features are only available to businesses in Nigeria


Interswitch is a technology driven company who has over the years solved problems, leveraging technology, popularly known for its payment infrastructure. However, we understand the need to protect our customers and businesses where we are compliant with all KYC laws as the CBN and other regulatory bodies provide.

In this section, we have taken the time to document our KYC enabled services where we empower businesses and individuals to carry out transactions in a safe and secure manner.

Supported ID types

Below is a list of the ID types we currently support:

  • Bank Verification Number (BVN) for banks only.
  • National Identity Number (NIN)
  • Drivers License
  • International passport number
  • Business Registration number

Address Verification

The tier one kyc/aml compliance is to verify both address and Identity for access to financial, social and other services.

Business Verification

By verifying a business address, registration number or AML you mitigate the risk of doing business with bad actors, impostors for a safe and secure environment.

Name & account validation

Leveraging interswitch name and account validation enables you verify a users account number before making a payment or sending money to a recipient.