Enhanced Identity Verification

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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.​


This check is available in Canada πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ and the US πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

This check is available for a quickscreen βœ…


Human Resources


Property Management



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.

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",,
                "current": true
    "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>"
    "position_or_property_location": {
        "address": "Tiffany & Co., 97 Greene St",
        "city": "New York City",
        "county": "New York",
        "province_state": "NY",
        "country": "US",
        "postal_code": "10012",
        "location_type": "Position Location"


Report field: enhanced_identity_verification

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