Trussle links with HooYu for enhanced KYC process

KYC and customer onboarding provider, HooYu, has revealed a partnership with UK fintech and online mortgage broker, Trussle, to deliver a frictionless onboarding journey for its customers.

It underlines the firm’s ambitions of streamlining more of the mortgage process to provide a more convenient home financing journey for customers, Trussle opted to work with HooYu in a bid to implement the KYC provider’s configurable digital journey. 

Stephanie Marrs, VP Risk and Compliance at Trussle, commented: “Buying a home can be one of the most stressful experiences a person will go through in their lifetime. We’re passionate about improving the process that our customers experience when securing a mortgage. We’re working with HooYu to help make the onboarding journey smoother and to manage fraud risks earlier on in the customer journey. This is another step in our commitment to providing a better mortgage experience for our customers.”

The link will see Trussle customers are now guided through KYC, customised in Trussle branding and HooYu performs real-time validation of proof of identity documents.  

In addition, the journey asks customers to provide a selfie – delivering facial biometric comparison with their ID document. Customers can also be prompted to provide proof of address documentation from HooYu for proofing and recency checks so they can move on with their mortgage application at speed. 

David Pope, HooYu Marketing Director, added: “At HooYu we’re dedicated to creating frictionless customer onboarding journeys with KYC processes that are configured for each customer. The integration of HooYu in the Trussle journey gives customers an even smoother digital experience in the mortgage application process.”