Appruve, the identity verification company has officially added Egypt to its network of African countries.

Egypt is the latest country in addition to Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, and Uganda where Appruve is currently operating for data verification.

The company is also in beta testing phase with financial services partners in Francophone and Southern Africa.

Current Services In Egypt

In Egypt, Appruve offers the following features with its API:

  1. Check for the existence of submitted national ID in the national database.

2. Transliteration of Arabic to English and Optical Character Recognition text capture.

3. Facial comparison and match as part of our document authenticity analysis

Face comparison /match for remote or agent-assisted onboarding

4.Liveness checks for the existence of a real person.

Public Launch Next Year

Appruve is planning to have a public lunch next for its Financial API where users can make checks with the Central Bank of Egypt sanction list.

The goal is to enable pan-African integration and facilitate trade. To make this possible, trust is a key element for the African Continental Free Trade Area initiative to take off. Digital channels for commerce and finance will rely on Appruve, so will large pan-African and sub-regional financial institutions like Ecobank, Equity Bank, UBA, Zenith, GT Bank and Bank of Africa.” – Paul Damalie– CEO of Appruve (Inclusive Innovations Inc.)

Appruve is used by financial institutions such as Sterling Bank in Nigeria, Ecobank Group, IC Securities one of the largest asset managers across West Africa and numerous fintechs across Africa.

Appruve is an alumnus of the DFS Lab 2018, StartupBootCamp Afritech 2018, Google ML Accelerator 20182019 cohort of the Facebook Accelerator and the HILL Justice Accelerator 2019

You can request access here to go live in Egypt.

Source: Appruve Blog

Joseph-Albert Kuuire
Joseph-Albert Kuuire is the creator and editor of, an online digital platform focusing on technology in Ghana. Email: [email protected]

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