By the birth of the Automatic teller machines, banking became a lot easier but with its own troubles of insecurity. ATM systems today use access card and PIN for identity verification. The advance trend of biometric identification techniques, including finger printing, retina scanning, and facial recognition has made a great efforts to save the unsecured situation at the ATM. This paper looked into the development of a system that combines the facial recognition technology into the identity verification process used in ATMs. The development of such a system would help to protect consumers and financial institutions from intruders and identity thieves.