How can a foreign citizen verify the account?

You can verify your account via Sofort Ident or ID Now process.

For Sofort Ident, a German bank account under your name, with online banking, will be necessary; kindly note that shared accounts where you are the co-holder cannot be used for this verification.

For ID Now, you will need an ID/Passport or Residence permit. Driving licence is not accepted. Kindly make sure to note the Ident ID given to you before you are redirected to the process itself/ ID Now App.

These are the steps you will need to take to verify your Betano account:

Sofort Ident:
1. Log in to your Betano account.
2. Click under Account on "Account verification".
3. Select Sofort Ident Verification.
4. Enter the name of the bank or the bank code.
5. Fill-in your online banking data.
6. Depending on your bank, you may be receiving a TAN for data confirmation.
7. The data are now compared. If everything is correct, your Betano account verification has been completed!

IDnow:
1. Log in to your Betano account.
2. Click under Account on "Account verification".
3. Select IDnow Verification.
4. Follow the on-screen prompts to scan your ID/Password with your smartphone and upload your ID file.
5. Take a selfie to get verified through biometric identification.
6. The data are now compared. If everything is correct, your Betano account verification has been completed !

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