America First Credit Union lets customers authenticate banking transactions with digital driving licence • NFCW

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AUTHENTICATION: AFCU customers in Utah can now use their cellular driving licence to confirm their identification

Customers of America First Credit Union (AFCU) within the US states of Utah and Arizona can now use both state’s cellular driving licence (mDL) to securely confirm their identification when accessing their monetary info and conducting banking transactions at any of the credit score union’s 121 department areas.

Customers will be capable to authenticate their identification with the NFC and QR code-enabled digital driving licence saved on their cellular gadget “with a easy scan or faucet” and without having to point out or hand over their cell phone.

“Because the fifth largest credit score union in membership within the US, greater than 930,000 AFCU members in Utah and Arizona will now be capable to make the most of mDLs to entry their monetary info,” the credit score union says.

“AFCU will be capable to settle for different states with mDLs as they turn out to be obtainable. AFCU will utilise GET Cell Confirm to securely determine their members, conduct transactions, enroll new members, and cut back the chance of fraudulent exercise.”

Utah Group Credit Union introduced it could be letting customers use Utah’s mDL as a authorized type of identification for all banking transactions in June 2021.

Utah unveiled its plans to start piloting the NFC and QR-enabled Utah mDL in April 2021 and the Arizona digital driving licence went stay for Apple Customers in March this yr.

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