The best place to mask aadhaar is at the point of capture by your customers. We provide powerful mobile SDKs for Android and iOS that can be readily integrated into your existing mobile applications so Aadhaar masking is done at the point of document capture. You can start your compliance journey now with a free trial.Learn more
This is perhaps how the vast majority of aadhaar images are uploaded to your systems. As soon as the images are uploaded, your system can call our Aadhaar masking API to instantly mask the image before they are stored in your backend system, thereby remaining fully compliant with prevailing regulations.Learn more
While the mobile SDK and Web API provides real time aadhaar masking, we have observed businesses have historical aadhaar images stored in their document management systems. Use our batch aadhaar masking jobs to schedule masking all your historical images in one go. Our aadhaar masking technology has come leaps and bounds and has the highest industry accuracy and speed.Learn more
We support a variety of image formats that are commonly accepted by businesses. We support PDF, JPG, PNG, TIFF, BMP, Base 64 formats. Besides, we also support single and multiple sided aadhaar images, straight and rotated images, colour and greyscale aadhaar images, front and back of aadhaar in the same page as well for a successful aadhaar masking.Learn more
Aadhaar and its regulations are governed by UIDAI and followed by numerous regulators such as RBI, IRDAI, TRAI and SEBI. The regulations pretty much mandates every business collecting Aadhaar cards to mask the first eight digits of the Aadhaar number once the KYC is completed. You can refer to the following regulations with regards to Aadhaar masking.
UIDAI regulation on Aadhaar Masking dated 23 October 2018: Ordinance Aadhaar Amendment: F.No.13012/171/2018/Legal/UIDAI/114
RBI regulation on Aadhaar Masking: Master Direction – Know Your Customer (KYC) Direction, 2016 (Updated 29 May 2019): RBI/DBR/2015-16/18, Master Direction DBR.AML.BC.No.81/14.01.001/2015-16 AND Amendment to Master Direction (MD) on KYC: RBI/2018-19/190,DBR.AML.BC.No.39/14.01.001/2018-19
IRDAI regulation on Aadhaar Masking dated 29 January 2019: Allowing of Aadhaar Card as one of the acceptable documents for KYC- under certain conditions: Ref: IRDAI/SDD/Cl R/MISC/020/01/2019
SEBI regulation on Aadhaar Masking dated 24 April 2020: Clarification on Know Your Client (KYC) Process and Use of Technology for KYC: Ref: SEBI/HO/MIRSD/DOP/CIR/P/202
Aadhaar and its regulations are governed by UIDAI. And as per UIDAI, Aadhaar masking refers to masking or redacting the first eight digits of Aadhaar number – in physical or digital form.
Yes, aadhaar masking regulations applies to all businesses, regardless of size or age in India. If you are collecting aadhaar images as proofs from your customers, employees, vendors etc, then you must mask aadhaar before they are stored in your systems or files.
As per regulations, you will have to mask Aadhaar preferably at the point of capture and certainly before storing them permanently in your downstream systems and databases.
Yes. If you are using services such as Video KYC and accept aadhaar images in the video, then you must redact the Aadhaar Number from the Aadhaar card shown in the video.
No. You as per regulations you cannot store the full Aadhaar Number in your downstream systems and databases. However, if you are a regulated entity and have an Aadhaar Vault system, you may store the full Aadhaar Number in your vault and then use a surrogate number in your downstream numbers.
Yes. Every Aadhaar Card captured historically need to be masked regardless of the age of the application. We recently masked over 10 million (1 crore) historical aadhaar images stored in document management system of a bank in a record time of 90 days. Talk to us to see how we did it.
Yes. The good news is that the technology has advanced in recognizing the 12-digit Aadhaar numbers and therefore are able to do detect and mask Aadhaar numbers from images and videos accurately. In the master KYC directive published by RBI, the regulator recommends the use of AI technologies for such tasks. And we are an industry leader in masking aadhaar with over 3 crore aadhaar images masked.
We support PDF, JPG, PNG, TIFF, BMP, BASE 64, Single or multiple pages and rotated images. Furthermore, we support masking images captured as photocopies, colour or greyscale images, front and back images on the same page, and any quality as long as there is an Aadhaar number visible to mask. More recently, we have also trained and masked incorrect and improperly cropped aadhaar images.
Yes. Regardless of the industry you are in, you will have to mask/redact Aadhaar numbers as per current regulations. For instance, even if you are just a small start-up taking Aadhaar as proof of identity from employers, the same needs to be masked before filing and storage.
We can help you mask aadhaar in three simple ways: We help you mask Aadhaar images you capture from customers using our mobile SDK integrated into your own App (Android and iOS). We help you mask Aadhaar when users upload Aadhaar images as proof of ID on your web or mobile applications using our APIs and we help you mask all your historical Aadhaar images through batch jobs as a one-time step in your own servers.
Yes, if you use our dashboard to initiate KYC checks and obtain Aadhaar images as OVD, we automatically mask the image and display them in the dashboard and in the PDF report that you download as proof of KYC completion. You will remain totally compliant from day 1 when you start using our no code dashboard for your KYC.
While we have one of the highest aadhaar masking accuracies, there are edge cases which the machine simply cannot mask. For example, aadhaar is embedded with multiple ID proofs, also having numbering similar to Aadhaar. For such edge cases, we provide a manual masking tool which will allow users to view and mask them with just a simple tap. Note that the manual masking is not sold separately but as a free add on to our on-premise automated aadhaar masking software.
We provide a competitive price for one of the most advanced aadhaar masking solutions in the industry with the highest accuracy and speed. Aadhaar masking pricing depends on your mode of deployment (on device, on premise server or our cloud server); batch or real time; and volumes. Please contact our friendly sales team so you can get a custom quote for your exact needs.
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