Enty's Business Glossary:
Compliance is a process when a person confirms to the authorities, banks, and other structures that they are not a part of sanctions lists, politically exposed person, or known to be involved in criminal activities.
Here is how it usually works. You take a picture of yourself with your documents to verify your identity on a special website. It takes just 5 minutes. Nevertheless, this step is a must — a person won't be able to incorporate a company without compliance.