Press releases from WebID

Information direct from the pioneer of AML compliant video identification

WebID was founded in 2012. Its headquarters are in Berlin, with other important locations in Hamburg, Kiel and Solingen. It has subsidiaries in numerous other countries.

WebID is the market leader with patented products for legally compliant online contract signing and correct personal identification via video.

To date, WebID has identified more than five million users. Its team comprises more than 700 people, who can verify over 15,000 users daily, 365 days a year.


16 November 2020

Amazon and Barclaycard trust WebID Technology for Financing of Online Shopping

19 October 2020

More than 30 % of users opt for WebID Account Ident

14 May 2020

Breakthrough in Digital Identification: Identification through Online Banking in compliance with German Money Laundering Act (Geldwäschegesetz)

23 April 2020

Legal Certainty for the Video Ident Industry: Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf comes to a decision in favor of WebID

26 March 2020

Innovative German age verification technology: the German Commission for the Protection of Minors in the Media (KJM) has evaluated WebID AVS positively – as one of the first new fully automated online age verification products

20 February 2020

Potential new market for WebID in Asia: the German inventor of Video Ident receives patent in China

08 January 2020

WebID receives coveted DIQP seal


20 December 2019

Innovative German technology protects minors online: WebID launches new product enabling automatic digital age verification

13 May 2019

Witness fully automated identification live: WebID displays tech-nology at MVNO World Congress

06 May 2019

2018 record year for WebID: more than 11 Million Euros revenue and 1,1 Million Euros profit for the FinTech company

03 April 2019

WebID & fintus: Revenue Increase through Video Identification and smooth Onboarding Processes

01 March 2019

New AI from Germany: WebID AI provides fully automated online Identification based on Artificial Intelligence


05 July 2018

WebID opens two offices in the USA
US regulatory authority grants important patent