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African Personal Identity

Skyhigh CASB supports the following definitions, validation, and keyword information for African Personal Identity data identifiers. 

NOTE: Skyhigh CASB regex includes an extra backslash to conform with JSON string structure. Naked regex would have only one backslash, but regex in strings requires the extra backslash to be escaped. For more information, see

Data Identifier Definition Validation Keyword

South African Identity Document

A national identification number issued by the South African government

Computes the Luhn checksum, which every instance must pass.

(((\\d{2}((0[13578]|1[02])(0[1-9]|[12]\\d|3[01])|(0[13456789]|1[012])(0[1-9]|[12]\\d|30)|02(0[1-9]|1\\d|2[0-8])))|([02468][048]|[13579][26])0229))(( |-|.)(\\d{4})( |-|.)(\\d{3})|(\\d{7}))

  • national identification number
  • identity document
  • south africa
  • south african
  • republic of southafrica
  • national identity number
  • national insurance number
  • personal identity number
  • personal identification number
  • insurance number
  • nationalid#
  • personalidentityno#
  • unique identity number
  • uniqueidentityno#
  • nasionale identifikasie nommer
  • nasionale identiteitsnommer
  • versekering aantal
  • persoonlike identiteitsnommer
  • unieke identiteitsnommer
  • identiteitsnommer
  • identiteitsnommer#
  • versekeringaantal#
  • nasionaleidentiteitsnommer#


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