As part of the registration process, you are required to provide proof of your full name, date of birth by submitting a proof of ID document. You are also required to provide proof of residential address document and/or registered mobile number as may be applicable in some jurisdictions. We can accept the documents listed below: Please note that online self registration is now restricted to transactions only GBPX. Therefore those who self register online must provide details of a Sponsoring institution before their Account can be fully validated for transactions in local currency.

If you wish to make and receive payments in any local currency you must be registered by your local financial institution or approved agent who will also check and validate your KYC documents before your account can be activated.

You can email your request to upgrade your account for local currency transactions to with all the relevant supporting documents and details of Sponsoring Institution where applicable.

Documents for Individuals

Proof of ID documents

  1. Full and valid passport,
  2. Current entry/residence visas
  3. Full and valid Foreign Passport
  4. Photocard national identity card,
  5. Valid photocard driving licence (full or provisional),
  6. Valid full Foreign photocard driving licence
  7. Benefit entitlement letter,
  8. National Union of Students (NUS) card,
  9. Disabled Parking Document

We will accept foreign documents which cover the jurisdictions were Swifin holds a regulatory permit.

Proof of address documents

  1. Valid full paper driving licence,
  2. Current bank statements or credit/debit card statements issued by a regulated financial firm,
  3. Current bank statements in any of the jurisdictions were Swifin holds a regulatory permit,
  4. Utility bills (but not ones printed off the internet)
  5. Current mortgage statement,
  6. Current council tax demand letter, or statement,
  7. Recent evidence of entitlement to a state or local authority funded benefit (including housing benefit and council tax benefit, tax credit, pension, educational or other grant).

Any statements should be less than 3 months old except for water bills, which must relate to the current charging period.

We will accept foreign documents which cover the jurisdictions were Swifin holds a regulatory permit which is currently Uganda and Cameroon. We understand that some communities in developing nations may not be able to provide the identification documentation set out above. Details of identification documents which comply with KYC best practice guidelines and the laws and regulations in the jurisdictions outside the UK will be provided by your sponsoring institution or approved representative.

Documents for Businesses

Registration, Directors and Control information.

  1. Full Name,
  2. Registered Number
  3. Registered office in country of incorporation,
  4. Business address
  5. Names of all directors (or equivalent)
  6. Names of individual(s) who own or control over 25% of its shares or voting rights
  7. Names of any individual(s) who otherwise exercise control over the management of the company.

Proof of ID

  1. Certificate of incorporation
  2. Notification and appointment of Directors
  3. Full and valid passports,
  4. Full and valid Foreign Passport
  5. Current entry/residence visas

Foreign documents accepted are only in respect of the jurisdictions were Swifin holds a regulatory permit.

Please note that the above KYC documents are required to have a valid Swifin Account. Where Swifin Account user wishes to add funds to the Swifin Account by using a Bank Card we may require additional information. Please contact .