Candidate Support

Automated ID Check

Identity verification checks have never been this straightforward.

Define, understand and manage hiring risks with an online ID check.

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Key features

Identity theft is a constant threat to your business. ID verification is the first step in safe recruitment.

Global 24/7 Support

Customers and Candidates can access swift, always-on support whenever and wherever they need it.

Professional Reports

Instantly generate professional reports detailing key insights from all your employee checks. Reports can be shared with team members and retained for reference throughout employment.

Reduced Time to Hire

Our employment reference check is typically completed in just 2 days.

Actionable Insights

Smart and tailored online reference templates help you collect the right information to enable informed decision making quickly.

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Our Identity Checks report on the following information

  • Official name of the individual
  • Age and place of birth
  • Validity of ID document
  • Biometric match to ID document

Why choose Veremark for your Identity Checks

Fast turnaround times

Simplicity

Our automated solution means you can complete checks within 24hrs
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Configurability

Our digital solution consistently receives 5 star feedback from users
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Candidate Experience

A range of over 20 checks and 32,000 databases to search against on a global scale
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No long contracts

Our automated solution means you can complete checks within 24hrs
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Automation

Our digital solution consistently receives 5 star feedback from users
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Fast Turnaround Times

A range of over 20 checks and 32,000 databases to search against on a global scale

Steps involved in the ID Checks process:

1

Set up your account and select ID Check

The ID check can be performed on it's own or as part of a check package.

2

Enter the candidate details

Or bulk upload multiple candidate details at once.

3

Candidate receives email and instructions

The mail contains guidance on how to complete the digital ID check.

4

Candidate takes photo of relevant IDs and takes a liveness test

Utilising our partner Onfido's biometric scanning technology.

5

System analyses ID for tampering or if it is the candidate in the photo

The result is returned and the report collated within the Veremark candidate profile.

FAQ's

Why are identity checks important?

When onboarding new staff it is crucial that employers are confident that candidates are who they say they are to mitigate the risk or fraud of foul play which might threaten the business. Employers must be able to rely on their staff and a trustworthy workforce is one of the most valuable assets a business can have.

What happens during an identity check?

Pre-employment identity checks are comprised of two elements, the first confirms the attributed identity of the candidate, including their name, age and place of birth, and the second verifies the biographical identity, such as address history and country of residence.

Which documents are used during an identity check?

Identity checks make use of a variety of elements to ensure that the check results are accurate, and usually include the verification of official identity documents such as passports or driving licenses, as well as address verification through utility bills, electoral roll and/or credit database.

Why are identity checks useful?

Identity checks are also useful to corroborate the identity information obtained from or used by other checks, such as DBS, providing an extra level of protection that is virtually impossible to cheat.

Why have identity checks become even more important now?

Identity checking has become even more crucial with the increase in remote working due to the coronavirus, as well as in recruiting from the global labour market. In both cases, face to face contact prior to hire is rare, these checks help mitigate the risk of hiring someone who is impersonating someone else or attempting to forge their identity.

How long does it take to run an identity check?

Veremark are world leaders in digital Identity Checks and you can request identity checks for your candidates within seconds as a single check or as part of a check bundle. Our easy to use software will keep you informed of where you are in the checking process and results can be obtained in as little as 2 days.

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