Shenzhen Ping An Bank has implemented the interface software from Clear2Pay China at 90 sites to connect to the Online Citizen Identity Information Check System. Chan Mun Kiat, VP Sales at Clear2Pay China explains: âThis solution implements a link between the bankâs customer account number/system and the database of the Public Security Department in China, allowing for real-time verification of the authenticity of identity cards used by individuals to open individual or corporate bank accounts. The Central Bank of China (PBOC) mandated this enhanced security last yearâ.
This new online identification, whereby each bank account can be matched with a true and identifiable person will put a stop to the use of fraudulent and fake identity cards and as such provides a real-time fast and secure solution, which not only protects the bank, but the customers and the sector as whole as wellâ.
Huang Lin Yi, Director of the Technical Department at Shenzhen Ping An Bank, says: âThis solution satisfies the standards and requirements of the citizen identify verification system required by the PBOC. Since Clear2Pay (China) implemented the solution for us, our bank can connect and tap into the records of the citizen identity database provided by the Public Security Department of China. This in turn has considerably increased our ability to verify a customer's identity whilst at the same time securing a fast process and rapidly executed transaction. With this solution our bank helps to reduce the financial whilst at the same time increasing customer service levels and their trust in our institution.â
The Clear2Pay China office is home to over 75 staff with a sales team headed up by Chan Mun Kiat and Frank Wu.