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Enhanced Identity Verification

An enhanced identity verification check establishes the real identity of an individual by verifying government-issued identification documents instantly. Certn’s advanced technologies are proven to detect false identities while providing a seamless identification verification process and deterring fraud.​

Availability

This check is available in Canada
🇨🇦
and the US
🇺🇸
This check is available for a quickscreen
Canada
US
Industry
Availability
Endpoints
Human Resources
Yes
Property Management
Yes
Industry
Availability
Endpoints
Human Resources
Yes
Property Management
Yes

Parameters

Request flag

Include this flag in the body of your request:

Invite parameters

To invite an applicant to complete a screen, include this parameter in the body of your request:
  • email
See all available Application parameters

Quickscreen parameters

To complete a quickscreen, include these parameters in the body of your request:
Provide these additional documents as proof of identity:
  • A recent unaltered selfie
  • The front and back of a government issued ID
Each picture must follow these rules:
  • Picture size is < 10MB
  • Longest side is > 300 pixels
  • Each side is < 8000 pixels
Make sure to obtain the proof of consent from your applicant before running the quickscreen.
Add the documents in your original request
Ask your applicant to upload the documents via redirect URL
Submit the required documents via these fields:
Send your images as base64 encoded objects.

Example request with required documents

{
"request_enhanced_identity_verification": true,
"information": {
"first_name": "Andrew",
"last_name": "McLeod",
"addresses": [{
"address": "4412 King Alfred Court",
"city": "Victoria",
"province_state": "BC",
"country": "CA",
},
],
},
"enhanced_identity_verification": {
"id_country": "CA",
"id_type": "DRIVING_LICENSE",
"id_frontside_image": "<base64 encoded image>",
"id_backside_image": "<base64 encoded image>",
"face_image": "<base64 encoded image>"
}
}
  1. 1.
    Send your request with the main quickscreen parameters
  2. 2.
    In the response, find enhanced_identity_verification
  3. 3.
    Copy the value of redirect_url
  4. 4.
    Share the redirect URL with your applicant
  5. 5.
    Ask your applicant to complete the verification flow via the provided URL
Certn will proceed with the identity verification once your applicant has successfully uploaded their documents.
Example response with redirect URL
"enhanced_identity_verification": {
"id": "1e542c5c-f9af-4e6f-8d27-f19dd8682fd7",
"created": "2019-11-11T16:00:00.000000Z",
"modified": "2019-11-11T16:00:00.000000Z",
"status": "P",
"result": "None",
"reasons": ["Verification Status Not Set"],
"identity": {
"name": {
"first_name": null,
"last_name": null,
},
"date_of_birth": null,
"current_address": null,
},
"status_label": "Pending",
"result_label": "None",
"redirect_url": "https://certn.netverify.com/web/v4/app?authorizationToken=123456789locale=en",
"front": null,
"back": null,
"face": null,
}

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