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How does digital identity verification with IDnow work?

With IDnow’s ID Verification services you can verify your customers’ identity within a few minutes – easy, secure and in full compliance with the law.

What is identity verification?

An identity verification service ensures that users or customers provide information that is associated with the identity of a real person. The service may verify the authenticity of physical identity documents such as a driver’s license, passport, or a nationally issued identity document through documentary verification.

Identity verification service is used both online and in-person to verify identities and is often related to anti-money laundering.

What documents can be used for digital identity verification?

IDnow can verify end users’ identity with various ID documents like ID cards, passports and driver’s licenses. IDnow provides customers with the most recent list of supported documents. Our goal is to increase coverage constantly, therefore, this list is frequently updated.

Can I customize the IDnow ID verification services?

IDnow offers a proven identity verification & know your customer platform, so you can count on it to meet your needs. All of its components are highly configurable for your choice of fraud check, regulatory requirements, document types and more. You can also customize the design.

You get a customized solution that exactly meets your needs, depending on your field and use case requirements. Our solutions meet the strictest regulatory KYC requirements across multiple jurisdictions in Europe and beyond, and we’ll advise you on the applicable rules. So, take advantage of our in-depth expertise! To get exclusive up-to-date information on regulatory changes related to KYC and digital identities, read our KYC Insider newsletter or contact us directly.

Meet the IDnow identity verification platform.

The highly flexible IDnow platform is the answer for meeting all of your KYC identity verification needs. Everything is available on a single platform, from automated and video-based identity verification to eSigning solutions. You’ll love it!


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