If you have created an account on Mono, you will need to activate your account before you can make any API calls. Developer accounts are an alternative method for you to build products and run tests using Mono's services without having a registered business. However, developer accounts have certain restrictions, such as:
A limit of 100 connected accounts (after which you will be prompted to upgrade to a business account)
Limited or no access to other Mono products available in your country
To activate your developer account on the Mono dashboard, you can watch this short video or follow these easy steps below.
Once you have signed up on app.mono.co and verified your email address. Choose a use case similar to yours from the options on the screen.
- After which, you choose a product you are interested in using. For now, only the "connect" product is active in Kenya
To start the activation process, you can either choose to click on the "activate business" button on the top right corner or use the "Continue" button on the Business KYC tab.
Select "Developer account" for your account type
Next, select the staff size that best describes your business. Also, choose an Industry (and sub-category) that is most inclined to your business use case.
Next, fill in the form fields for the account owner information. Kindly note that the account owner doesn't need to be a shareholder of the company, although it is advisable that a shareholder fills out this part of the form
Fill in your most current and accurate contact information and upload your proof of address. Also, make sure the proof of address follows the guidelines of the acceptable proof of address.
Also, make sure the proof of address follows the guidelines of the acceptable proof of address.
On the next tab, you will be required to provide and upload the necessary identity documents, such as:
A valid means of Identification like an International Passport or Driver's License.
Once confirmed and submitted, kindly note that you can make some edits pending while your application is in review. Reviews take 24-48 working hours.
However, note that when you have successfully connected 100 unique accounts on a Developer account, you will be prompted to upgrade to a Business account. Here's a quick guide on how to upgrade your account from a developer account to a business account.
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