ID Verification Process and Requirements


In an effort to assist the government combat the funding of terrorism and money laundering activities, Federal Law requires Advance Financial and all other financial institutions to obtain, verify, and record information that identifies each person who conducts wire transfers, prepaid debit card, and other financial transactions with us.

For you this means that when you get a FLEX Loan, obtain a money order, send or receive money, load funds onto a prepaid debit card, or conduct any other financial transaction, we may ask for your:

    • Name
    • Street Address
    • Date of Birth
    • Valid Goverment Issued Photo ID (Driver’s License, Passport, Etc.)
    • SSN, TIN, or Alien Identification Number
    • Occupation Information
    • Transaction Details
    • Other Identifying Documents

Help Protect Our Communities and Our Country Against Financial Crime

Under the federal Bank Secrecy Act, the U.S. government requires Advance Financial to ask for your name, address, government-issued identification, and other relevant information in order to complete certain transactions.


This requirement is part of the federal government’s fight against money laundering and other financial crime, which allow criminals to conceal and profit from other illegal activities including drug trafficking, arms trafficking, terrorism and other types of organized crime.

How does this affect me?

Financial crimes like money laundering encourage additional crime that hurts our community and threatens our nation’s security. Your cooperation Advance Financial in its efforts to meet federal requirements is critical to the fight against these crimes.

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