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Document and Entity Information

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2019
Nov. 18, 2019
Cover [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Innovative Payment Solutions, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001591913  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2019  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Reporting Status Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code NV  
Entity File Number 333-192877  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   52,216,614
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019