16 July 2021

Explanatory Note: Electronic Identity Verification Guideline July 2021

This Explanatory Note: Electronic Identity verification Guideline replaces the previous Explanatory Note that was published by the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism (AML/CFT) Supervisors in December 2017.

It includes additional content identifying commonly used electronic sources in New Zealand. It also sets out the AML/CFT Supervisors’ expectations when they review or inspect a reporting entity’s Electronic Identity Verification (EIV) procedures, policies and controls. Various examples of EIV practices are included at the end of this guideline.

Download the Explanatory Note: Electronic Identity Verification Guideline 


View the AML/CFT amended identity verification code of practice 2013