Supported ID Types

All ID Types and formats supported by Smile ID

Below is the full list of currently supported countries and ID types.

For ID Validation, All ID Types require the ID Number to be entered in the appropriate format. Examples below.

Some ID Types require additional inputs. See second table for additional required fields.

Country

Country Code

id_type

Format

Ghana

GH

DRIVERS_LICENSE

*B0000000

Ghana

GH

PASSPORT

*G0000000

Ghana

GH

SSNIT

*C000000000000

Ghana

GH

VOTER_ID

0000000000

Kenya

KE

ALIEN_CARD

000000

Kenya

KE

NATIONAL_ID

00000000

Kenya

KE

PASSPORT

*A00000000

Nigeria

NG

BVN

00000000000

Nigeria

NG

NIN

00000000000

Nigeria

NG

PASSPORT

*A00000000

Nigeria

NG

DRIVERS_LICENSE

*ABC000000000

Nigeria

NG

VOTER_ID

0000000000000000000

Nigeria

NG

NATIONAL_ID

0000000000

Nigeria

NG

TIN

00000000-0000

Nigeria

NG

CAC

RC0000000

Tanzania

TZ

Coming Soon!

Notes: TIN = Tax Identification Number CAC = Corporate Affairs Commission * Letter prefix - for example "C" prior to number format

Additional Required Inputs Several ID Types require additional inputs to complete a Validation. They are listed below:

Country

Country Code

id_type

ID Number

First Name

Middle Name

Last Name

Date of Birth

Ghana

GH

DRIVERS_LICENSE

Required

Ghana

GH

PASSPORT

Required

Ghana

GH

SSNIT

Required

Ghana

GH

VOTER_ID

Required

Kenya

KE

ALIEN_CARD

Required

Kenya

KE

NATIONAL_ID

Required

Kenya

KE

PASSPORT

Required

Nigeria

NG

BVN

Required

Nigeria

NG

NIN

Required

Nigeria

NG

PASSPORT

Required

Required

Required

Required

Nigeria

NG

DRIVERS_LICENSE

Required

Required

Required

Required

Nigeria

NG

VOTER_ID

Required

Nigeria

NG

NATIONAL_ID

Required

Required

Required

Required

Nigeria

NG

TIN (Tax Identification Number)

Required

Nigeria

NG

CAC (Corporate Affairs commission)

Required

Tanzania

TZ

Coming Soon!

Required

Visual Samples of Nigeria ID Types

(samples from additional countries coming soon)

Nigerian National Identity Card

Nigerian National Identity Card

Nigeria Permanent Voter's card (PVC)

Nigeria Voter's card (Permanent)

Nigeria Temporary Voter's card

Nigeria Temporary Voter's card

Nigeria Driver's Licence

Nigeria Driver's Licence

Nigerian International Passport

Nigerian International Passport

National Identity Number Slip (NINS)

(NINS)

Visual Samples of Ghana ID Types

Ghana International Passport

Ghana International Passport

Ghana Social Security & National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Card

Social Security & National Insurance Trust (SSNIT)

Ghana Voter's Card

Ghana Voter's Card

Ghana Driver's Licence

Ghana Driver's Licence

Visual Samples of Kenya ID Types

Kenyan Alien Card (Foreigner Certificate)

Kenyan Foreign Nationals Certificate (Alien Card)

Kenyan International Passport

Kenyan International Passport

Kenyan National Identity Card

Kenya National ID Card