Safe, secure and protected banking
How we keep your Discovery Bank app secure.
Market leading biometric identification
We've used the most advanced fingerprint and facial recognition technology to make sure only you can log in to your app.
When you join Discovery Bank, you will need to take a live selfie in order to verify your identity so we can make sure we know exactly who you are and what you look like.
Discovery Digital Identification
Enjoy seamless integration across all Discovery Apps with a single digital login.
For peace of mind that your money and details are safe.
Real-time alerts and notifications
Get real-time in-app notifications of all the activity on your account so you always know where your money is going and when. You can also control the frequency and privacy of all your notifications
Fast, seamless and secure instant payments
We keep your money safe no matter which way you choose to pay including:
- The ability to make quick, secure tap-and-go payments.
- Make secure, real-time payments with Discovery Instant Pay.
- Access to the secure Discovery Pay network where you can pay anyone using just their cellphone number.
Making sure your details are safe
We understand how important your personal details and data are so we have built in controls to keep it safe and secure. One of these controls is ensuring your data is never stored on the Discovery Bank app but rather on our servers where it is encrypted. Read more about this in our
Set your own limits and restrictions for your accounts and cards at any time from your Discovery Bank app.
With just a few taps you can:
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