eCommerce app PayRemit picks DIFC-based IDnow for digital identity proofing

By Arya M Nair, Intern Reporter
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PayRemit, the Philippines-based mobile eCommerce app which allows lower-income workers to shop and pay in installments, has signed an agreement with DIFC-based IDnow Middle East to provide automated identity verification for the onboarding of PayRemit customers.

PayRemit provides an easy-to-use solution for lower-income households to purchase items through low-cost installments, from mobile phones to household appliances. Through this agreement, PayRemit will benefit from IDnow’s global expertise in digital identity proofing, ensuring customers experience secure, fast and convenient onboarding.

PayRemit will deploy AutoIdent, IDnow’s automated, AI-powered identity verification. AutoIdent helps businesses quickly verify the authenticity of their customers through their identity documents in just a few minutes, making digital onboarding processes scalable, secure and highly assured.

Basil Macklai
Basil Macklai
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IDnow Middle East

“PayRemit is providing an essential service for workers who play such a crucial role in the UAE economy. We look forward to applying our extensive global experience of working with buy-now, pay-later (BNPL) players to support PayRemit. Our cooperation will ensure world-class, secure digital identity proofing that makes it far easier for customers to set up an account and streamline approvals for the business.”

Mr. Vincent Paul Grey, CEO from PayRemit said that “We are committed to providing exceptional levels of customer experience and this cooperation with IDnow will empower us to improve the digital process of verifying customer identities. Through this technology, we can enhance the speed, security and accuracy of customer onboarding.”

Customers can enjoy a growing range of products, with new items added weekly and the ability to better manage cash flow across convenient monthly installments. Products can be bought in either the country of employment or sent to families abroad.

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