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Secure Citizen for Individuals

Protect your identity in seconds

Don’t be a victim. Become a Secure Citizen and Own Your Identity. 

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What the statistics show

Identity theft in South Africa is a serious problem

"It won't happen to me" is becoming an increasingly dangerous mindset to have. In fact, it is more likely to be you with each passing day. According to our fraud prevention partner, the Southern African Fraud Prevention Services (SAFPS), consumers are currently under attack, more than ever. 

Identity fraud rose by 356% in 2022.

South Africa is the 3rd most Cyber attacked Country in the world.

The average cost of identity theft since 2019.

What the statistics show

Identity theft affects everyone, including you

Don't wait to become a statistic. Protect yourself today.

Fraudsters. Just knowing that they’re out there adds unwanted anxiety to every transaction, and lets suspicion creep in.

Then there’s the very real risk of financial loss, as well as the added frustration of having to get your life back on track after being defrauded.

There is a real need for identity management and protection. That’s where we come in. With the ability to transact with your digital identity and easily apply for protective registration, Secure Citizens are simply safer.

With us, you can take control of your digital identity and take control out of fraudsters hands. It’s convenient and free.

Don’t wait to become a statistic. Protect yourself today.

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Get smart(er) about fraud

Common types of identity fraud

Phishing is a form on fraud (phone calls emails or text messages) where a scammer will try to obtain personal information from you such as usernames, passwords, credit card details and confidential information that they can then later use for fraudulent activity.
Credit application fraud
This happens when a fraudster opens a line of credit in another person's name. How? The perpetrator obtains enough personal information about the victim to completely fill out the credit card application.
Store account fraud
Noticed suspicious shopping activity on your favourite store accounts? Maybe you've just discovered a clothing account opened in your name that you were unaware of. Fraudsters could have gotten hold of your details.
Medical aid fraud
Noticed suspicious shopping activity on your favourite store accounts? Maybe you've just discovered a clothing account opened in your name that you were unaware of. Fraudsters could have gotten hold of your details.
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The effects of Identity theft

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The solution

It's time to Own Your Identity

An identity theft solution for individuals is coming. It's time for a better, safer way. Own your Digital Identity. Stop fraudsters in their tracks.

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How can you prove that you are who you say you are, online (and stop fraudster from claiming to be you!)? Customers face a difficult challenge today. 

With Secure Citizen, you can use your identity to conveniently access a service online and at the same time, make it hard for fraudsters to gain access to your identity for financial gain (identity theft). 

Our fraud protection solution is coming soon. Be first in line. 

Don't take a chance. Take control.

Register yourself as a Secure Citizen today.

FAQs for Individuals

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Our FAQ section is ever growing. If we haven’t answered your question, feel free to reach out to us. We’re friendly and will do our best to get back to you as soon as possible.

Own your digital identity!

  • Secure Citizen Individuals who’ve claimed their digital identity have an added layer of protection against identity fraud and are able to seamlessly access services without fear of fraud.
  • Verify a stranger: Stay safe when dating or buying and selling in a marketplace. With our easy-to-use platform, you can easily verify someone’s identity with a simple selfie.
  • Fraud shield: Enjoy streamlined application for Protective Registration to protect your identity from fraudulent credit applications. Additionally, we’ll also show list your fraud victim status if your identity has been flagged as compromised.
  • No need to remember complex passwords to verify yourself – use your biometrics instead
  • Access your up to date Home Affairs profile – no more standing in queues!


Control who has access to your Digital Identity. Learn more: https://securecitizen.co.za/individual/

Once you’re registered, you can easily and safely verify your identity with any participating Secure Citizen Businesses, using your biometrics.  These businesses will alert you (within our app), when credit applications are made in your name.

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We use best of breed technology and security features, ensuring your data is safe. Additionally, we continuously evaluate market trends to stay ahead of security threats, keeping your data safe. 

As you’d expect, we’re fully POPIA-compliant. We’re honoured to act as the custodians of your data, but ownership will always rest with you.

The Southern African Fraud Prevention Service is a Non-Profit Organisation focused on fraud prevention and leading the fight against fraud and financial crime. SAFPS helps to keep you safe from fraudsters by providing fraud prevention services. Through collaboration between our citizens, the public, private sectors and like-minded organisations across the globe, SAFPS aims to reduce the impact of financial crime on society and the economy.

As a Secure Citizen, we prioritise your data security, taking extensive measures to protect your personal information.

Still, it’s important to understand that no system is entirely foolproof. We employ advanced technologies, encryption protocols, and stringent access controls to safeguard your data from unauthorised access and cyber threats.

However, it’s essential for you to be accountable and cautious with your data too. Use strong, unique passwords, enable two-factor authentication, and be careful when sharing personal information. Regularly review privacy settings and stay informed about data breaches. By working together, we can create a safer online environment.

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You can trust us

We’ve partnered with South Africa’s leading fraud prevention authority, the SAFPS – and this lets us offer consumer fraud prevention solutions for free.

Through  SAFPS, we’re able to offer Secure Citizens an extra layer of fraud protection through Protective Registration.

Like credit protection, Protective Registration is a free service offered to South African citizens by the SAFPS. You’ll be given a unique PR number and added to a database that is shared with a large group of South African companies who will take extra care to confirm your identity with any application e.g., credit applications, store accounts.

Any applicant using your name will need to provide your unique PR number to successfully process the application, giving you an added layer of protection. 

Get and manage your Protective Registration seamlessly within the Secure Citizen App.

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