Yes, before making your first online transfer, you will need to verify your profile:
First, fill out the online registration form and provide the following information: full name, date and country of birth, ID details (type, number, expiry date, issuer) and address. If the address is not displayed on the ID document, then you will be ask to provide additional documents in order to verify your address.
When an expired ID is detected, you will be required to provide a new one.
Once you have successfully registered online, you will be asked to visit one of the below listed Currency No.1 locations and verify your identity and phone number in person
After presenting a valid government-issued ID at the nearest verification location, you will receive a confirmation by phone. If you need to send money before your verification is completed, please visit a Western Union agent location.
Regardless if you are a resident or a non-resident, you’ll need to present any official government-issued primary and secondary IDs. Those documents should provide the following information: full name, date of birth, issue date, number, expiry date and country of issue. Primary ID can be: passport, government-issued ID, driver’s license, government-issued superannuation ID, student ID or firearms license. Secondary IDs include: birth certificate, citizenship certificate, marriage certificate, Solomon Islands work permit, Solomon Islands government-issued records, license or permit issued by the Commodity Board or association, bank statement or credit /debit card issued by a bank based in Solomon Islands, country health card or land titles office certificate.
Acceptable IDs are subject to the Banking laws and regulations of Solomon Islands.
You can find all locations for physical verification here.