Revolt is a complete Online Banking Software used to transfer and receive money Internationally as well domestically, although it does not cover every country in the world right now, but it still covers many major countries.
Just like any other Banking application, you need to verify your identity to use its services and transfer funds Online and since, it is a completely Online Company they don’t have any Infrastructure etc. so you need to verify your Identity online only using their application.
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Why Do I need to Verify my Identity
You need to verify your identity in order to use your Revolut account. In compliance with federal regulations under the Bank Secrecy Act and USA PATRIOT Act, Revolut must obtain and verify the identity of its clients prior to account opening, regardless of whether you are a retail or business client. These rules are to help prevent money laundering and terrorist financing.According to revolut.com
Can I use the Revolut Without Verification
No, You cannot use the application without KYC verification to transfer any kind of funds whether it is Internationally or domestically. Although the verification process is very straightforward and easy to use.
How to do the Revolut Verification
Watch the video below to understand the process of verification
How Do I Verify My Identity
Go to ‘Settings’ under the ⚙ ‘Profile’ section of app, tap ‘Personal details’, and verify your identity. You will need to take a picture of a valid government-issued photo ID and a picture of your face. We may request a copy of your legal right to remain in your country (e.g. visa). Some tips to ensure the identity verification goes smoothly:
- Take a clear picture of your identity document, where every single detail is readable without any blur
- Take the photos somewhere brightly lit
- Turn flash off to avoid glare on your documents
- Make sure the details on your Revolut profile match the details on your legal document
- Do not take a picture of a picture
How long does it take to Verify your Identity on revolut
There is no fixed time specified by revolut, It can take anywhere to between few minutes to few days. So, Just make sure you use well lit photos and use the correct specified documents, otherwise the wait can be even longer.
We hope that we’re able to solve your doubt, if you still have a doubt or are having problems in verifying your Identity on the app, you can use the help centre within the apk.