Online identifaction is nowdays very fast. We use biometric document scan. This can be your passport or your national identity card. They are also called ePassport or eIdentityCard.
How it works:
1. scan your ID document (passport on the page where the photo is, on ID cards it sometimes is on the back side)
2. put your phone on the document so it can scan the identity chipset in the document
3. take a selfie and our system then compares if you are the correct person
4. the app gives you feedback immediately if your identification is approved
That is how simple it is and it is secure.
When you scan your national ID card the MFZ code is on the back of some cards. The MFZ is a very long string made up of the identity number and your name and some other information. You recognise this in the passport as the text/string at the bottom on the same page where your photo is (National ID card also on the back)
We do not collect anything more than the information we need which is your identity information and the geo location of your mobile phone. Both are to make sure you are not a fraudster and you are in the country you state.
And no, we do not collect more than stated above. We are getting annoyed when others collect it so why should we do it to you.
It is all about security to make sure you are who you are and nothing else.We have tested this app on European passports and passports from the USA and it works well.
More information about biometric identity documents and what countries that use them can be found on this link:
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.