The best digital customer experience for identification and digital signing

IDnow is the best-in-class solution for digital identification and perfect online contract conclusion. The innovative, platform-independent process is patented and meets all legal criteria on an EU-wide basis.





Impressive growth, innovation and social commitment: For the 21st time the auditing and consulting company EY (former Ernst & Young) nominates the best owner-managed mid-sized entrepreneurs in Germany in November.
NEWS AG is relying on our solution for digital onboarding IDnow eSign, represented by our partner Intrum Justitia and is thus offering their coin holders’ registration as the first digital fully streamlined process. This model not only breaks new ground from a ...
The Association of German Banks continues to drive forward the partnership between banks and fintech companies. “There are plenty of opportunities for cooperation between banks and fintechs. So we, as an association, want to link both worlds more closely and have opened ...
Sebastian Bärhold, our managing director, has been recently interviewed by Jonath Keane illustrates the IDnow story from the foundation in 2014 about legal hurdles to steady growth and global expansion.
We are very happy to achieve the award of the Softshell Vendor Report 2017 for our high score of 9.41. This report provides the cybersecurity industry with the latest insides.
The personnel service provider specialised in recruiting high qualified experts uses our proven online identification solution IDnow Video-Ident. So HAYS’ specialists get identified in a very secure and conventient way within just a few minutes.
We are setting new standards for digital identification with the help of deep learning. For our video identification process we use image recognition algorithms to help verify identity documents automatically.
We started with the development of our innovative solution in 2012 and then registered it for patent. In the summer of 2016, it became evident that the company WebID Solutions had violated the patent of IDnow with its video identification process, which had then become ...
Commerzbank began its transformation with a strong digital strategy at the beginning of 2013. It has since then gradually evolved from the formerly pure branch bank into a powerful and future-oriented multichannel bank. Becoming a Commerzbank customer should be quick ...
We belong to the top 100 nominees for the 2017 European FinTech Award. The competition is about innovative FinTech companies, that are to be presented in front of a selected expert jury. But anyone also gets to choose their favorite FinTech company. There are so many ...

Video identification & eSigning

With IDnow, personal identification and contract conclusion have finally reached the digital world. We offer companies and institutions innovative, platform-independent solutions for secure, legally-binding contract conclusion with customers and contract partners. For queries please contact us at

Best customer experience (UX)


  • Mobile integration (Android & iOS)
  • Any time, usable everywhere
  • No media disruption

Technological leadership


  • Own video servers
  • First EU patent for video identification

  • Open interfaces and excellently documented API

Highly flexible integration options

  • From fast connection by link or iFrame to individual integration
  • Implementation duration as from a few days

Application examples

Many sectors are faced with the challenge of digitalising their business processes. In cooperation with the end customer, in many cases it is advisable to identify this beforehand. This is beneficial for the security of both parties, particularly in the finance, insurance, telecommunications, automotive, eGovernement and eCommerce sectors.

Finance & FinTech

Insurance & InsurTech



Automotive sector

Digital Contract Management