Document Checks


Instantly run up to 70 technical checks against an identity document, to compare the data from two or more data sources and to verify that they match.

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Document Checks

The unique blend of technical checks that ID-Pal uses delivers far more robust verification than standard methods.

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Verification Process

Issue a link to a customer

You send a link via SMS or email to your customer to initiate the Identity Verification process.

Documents uploaded

Your customer receives the link and uploads the documents requested.

Database matching

The visible and machine-readable fields are crosschecked, within and across both types of data sources.

Facial Matching

Next we ensure that the Facial Matching technical check has come from an authentic document.

Multi-Layered Digital Identity Verification

Our platform performs instant document verification, facial matching, liveness testing and address verification checks for KYC.

With a user-friendly interface and seamless integration options, easily incorporate our solution into existing systems and workflows.

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Document Checks FAQs

What Are Identity Document Checks?

Identity document checks are essential procedures used to verify the authenticity of various official documents such as passports, driver’s licenses, or national ID cards. This process helps businesses and organisations confirm an individual’s identity and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements. By using advanced verification technologies, identity document checks can detect alterations, counterfeits, and fraud, thereby protecting companies from potential security risks and enhancing overall trust in client transactions.

Identity document checks are crucial for preventing fraud, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards, and securing personal and organisational assets. They play a key role in industries such as banking, employment, and government services, where verifying a person’s identity is necessary to mitigate risks associated with identity theft and financial fraud. For businesses, conducting these checks is part of due diligence processes required by laws like Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations, ensuring that they operate legally and ethically.

Identity document checks streamline the customer onboarding process by providing a fast, efficient, and reliable method of verifying identities. Implementing these checks reduces the time and resources spent on manual verification, allowing companies to quickly onboard new customers while maintaining high security and compliance standards. This not only improves the customer experience by making the process smoother and less intrusive but also helps businesses scale efficiently by automating and securing key parts of their customer intake workflow.

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