POSTIDENT by German national identity card

The online POSTIDENT process using the German national identity card allows your customers to verify their identities online quickly and easily with their new ID cards. This process is compliant with the Money Laundering Act.

This is how online identification works with the new ID card (nPA)

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Start the identity verification process on your website

Transfer customers from your website to the identity verification process on the POSTID portal.

Select POSTIDENT by German national identity card

Input ID data and upload of copies of documents1) . Identity checked against databases.

Data compared to postal address records

Return customer to your website. Enhance and compare with additional documents and data.

Provision of identifying data

Data provided electronically via the information portal or an automatic data interface.

1) For example, a digital copy of a payslip.

Customer prerequisites to using this process:

  • New German ID card with enabled eID (online ID function) or
  • electronic German residence permit (date of issue after 1 March 2013) with enabled eID.
  • A card reader approved by the BSI and the AutentApp.

The advantages of POSTIDENT through German national identity card:

  • Seamless identity verification on customers’ own computer
  • Collect relevant data from the ID
  • Customer can upload additional documents as necessary
  • Fast and electronic delivery of identifying data
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Our prices are based on your needs. Contact us to find out more about our range of services and conditions.

Get in touch with us

If you have any questions about POSTIDENT by postman, we would be happy to answer them. Please contact us at 0180 6 555555 * or get in touch with your sales partner.