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You can Create a card for customers who have passed either the KYCKYC - Know Your Customer. The compliance that financial institutions put into their policies and procedures to verify a customer's identity. verification or the KBAKBA - Knowledge Based Authentication. A form of identity validation done by prompting the user to answer questions based on their private information. Performed in the event that the KYC process fails. Generally KBA is interchangeable with OOW. For example, "Out of these 4 addresses, in which have you resided previously?". process. See Know your customer.

Using the cards API to create a card for your customer, it generates a card_id and card_account_id.

Once a card has been created, you can manage the card, for example, close and reissue the card. Part of managing a card is changing its status; active, lost, stolen, and so on.

A card (card_id) and its card account (card_account_id) are closely coupled but logically distinct, the difference being what is being managed. The card ID contains information about the actual physical or virtual card, while the card account ID stores broader account information, such as:

  1. The KYC provider
  2. Whether it is a debit/credit program
  3. The card processor
  4. The BINBIN - Bank Identification Number. An identification number consisting of a two-part code assigned to banks and savings associations; the first part shows the location and the second identifies the bank itself. provider

A card can be funded from either another card or from an external bank account. To be able to fund a card from a bank account, your customer needs to link the card to the bank account by requesting to link a bank account to their card. The customer then logs in to their bank account and chooses which account to link to the card. The connection between the bank account and the card uses the card_account_id, not the card_id.

Your customer can now transfer funds to and from the bank account and make purchases.

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