Starting the 18th 2019 March WeChat has started to ask for a mandatory identity verification in order to use your wallet. While Alipay is doing it since a long time
How do people select user is not clear, but we can easily guess, that big Wallet users may be more concerned, and it's related to anti money laundering, taxes evasion and criminality recent measures and big data plan.
We advise you to get ready and prepare the materials (passport photo and self-photo) due for the process in your phone in order not to be block at a restaurant for a dream date with no cash and a blocked wallet.
That verification can't be made voluntarily, you will have to WeChat to block your wallet access to access verification procedure.
Don't worry the process is extremely simple, fast and straightforward and takes 10 seconds.
A phone number (no sms verification sent)
Your passport number
Your passport photo
A self-portrait phoo
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