There clearly exists a need to move closer to a completely online customer onboarding process, as we’ve established earlier. However, as we move deeper into a digital age, data protection and privacy become central issues for any institution to take into account.
Kwik.ID is one such smart solution for customer onboarding and Digital KYC, which has an inbuilt option for Aadhar verification while limiting the sharing of users’ personal data. It allows users to voluntarily use it and complete the onboarding procedure without disclosing information such as Aadhaar number or sharing their biometrics with the REs.
How does it work?
The Aadhaar offline verification route is a fairly simple process which requires an individual to ping the UIDAI website download the XML and share the XML ZIP file along with the Share Code to the financial institution. The information generated will include the name, address, photo, gender, date of birth, registered phone number (as a comparable hash for protecting the user’s privacy), and registered e-mail address (as a comparable hash for protecting the user’s privacy). This information is obtained from UIDAI through the approved Aadhaar Offline Paperless XML process.
All the information obtained through the Offline Paperless XML process is stamped with UIDAI’s digital signature computed uniquely for each person, we check this digital signature every time upon decrypting the ZIP file to ensure that it wasn’t tampered with.
To avail this feature, it is imperative that the customers’ mobile number be linked to their Aadhar card. With that in place all a customer needs to do is to perform the following 3 steps to generate the XML:
- Key in the Aadhaar number
- Enter the captcha code and share code
- Enter OTP received on registered mobile
The Aadhar XML route is a secure and user-friendly way for instantaneous online KYC verification. It will not only enable seamless onboarding of customers but also eliminates data breaches by limiting the data that needs to be shared.
The Kwik.ID Aadhaar Verification module powered by the approved Offline Paperless XML process is available as an independent module ready to be integrated in your digital journeys. Furthermore, it is also available pre-embedded in our Video KYC offering, wherein the XML generation, retrieval and verification process takes place live in the active Video KYC session entirely on the customer’s device ensuring the same compliance and security standards. In addition, it is important to note that we use best Video KYC tools to ease your KYC verification.
To know more about Kwik.ID’s Aadhaar Verification module, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org.