ID Verification

ID Verification

Tailor verification to users worldwide with both doc and non-doc options

Go global

Verify users from any country with support for 14 000+ document types

Block all identity fraud

Detect and deny fake IDs using AI-powered algorithms

Automate ID verification

Let Sumsub do all verification duties automatically and precisely

Reach the highest pass rates worldwide

There's no such thing as a 100% pass rate. With Sumsub, you'll reach the highest real-world numbers possible.

Defeat fraud at every step

  • Secure screen capture. Validate uploaded images to prevent screenshots from passing through the verification system.
  • Check submitted images. Detect traces of digital forgery to rule out images fabricated through graphic editing software.
  • Ensure document integrity. Deny fake IDs with automated security features check.
Defeat fraud at every step

Onboard users effortlessly

  • Assisted image capture. Thanks to machine learning-based hints and capture assistance, users provide suitable document photos right off the bat.
  • Instant ID pre-check. If a document is uploaded improperly, the system immediately offers the user a chance to reupload, saving them time and improving overall conversion.
  • Jump to another device. Let users continue verification on their smartphone by sending them a generated link, QR code, or an SMS.
Onboard users effortlessly

Validate documents just as easily

Automatically compare submitted document scans with government databases to confirm legitimacy and screen users against global watchlists while you’re at it.

Proof of Identity

ID cards, passports, driving licenses, etc

Proof of Address

Utility bills, bank statements, deeds, etc

Additional data validation

SSN (for United States)

AML screening

PEPs, adverse media, sanctions, and global watchlists

Background checks

Past bankruptcies, liens, judgments, foreclosures, and criminal history

Custom requests

All other types of documents and checks available for verification

Here’s what Sumsub does in less than a minute:

  • Extracts all data automatically via OCR as soon as the applicant uploads their document

  • Checks the document for legitimacy based on internal and given verification rules

  • Screens the user against AML databases and a blocklist of 1,000,000+ known fraudsters

  • Shows a new entry on your account dashboard and sends you a notification

Secure government database checks

Explore our map to find out where you can use document-free or document-based database verification to eliminate onboarding roadblocks.

Save time and scale up easily

  • Speed up verification with AI-powered OCR engine. Handle large-scale automatic online ID checks in seconds—no matter how many users knock on your door tomorrow.
  • Separate users into groups. Build better customer journeys for different user groups by setting specific document types, verification steps, and target countries.
  • Specify cases for manual review. Set triggers and alarms for manual review of suspicious cases. Leave the rest to automated ID verification checks.
Save time and scale up easily
Build a complete user verification flow

Build a complete user verification flow

Enhance your age verification process with KYC checks, AML, Liveness authentication, and proof of address checks to ensure verification that yields top results

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Transforming onboarding:

Unleash the power
of Global Database Verification

  • Experience lightning-fast onboarding

    Verify users within seconds by tapping into a vast global database.

  • Up to 37% higher pass rates

    Get a substantial increase in user conversion with an optimized onboarding journey.

  • Fraud prevention and error reduction

    Reduce the risk of error and fraud with our advanced verification system.

  • Expand confidently

    Scale effortlessly into new markets, backed by a robust network of reliable databases.

Easily integrate your tech stack with Sumsub

Use Sumsub to integrate the services you need via Web SDK, Mobile SDK, or our RESTful API.
Don’t worry about interruptions with 99.9% uptime.


Personalized customer service

Technical support

24/7 support for integration, maintenance, and any other issues

Legal support

Professional advice on building compliant user verification flows

Customer success

Your own manager at Sumsub, tasked with helping you achieve your business goals and metrics

Don’t take our word for it.
Here’s what our clients have to say

Justas Miškinis
Justas Miškinis

Product Manager at TransferGo

Our ambition to continue to improve the service and solutions we offer is rooted in our incessant focus on our customer. The culture of innovation and dedication to improving customer service makes Sumsub a great fit for us. As a partner they will be critical in helping us deliver a best-in-class ID verification service that is secure, compliant and frictionless.

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  • What is ID verification?

    ID verification is a process of document identification and confirmation that the provided ID document or card belongs to the person presenting it via a picture online. A number of documents can be used for this purpose, meaning passports, birth certificates, driver’s licenses, and others.

  • What is an ID check for?

    ID checks are required for a company to perform document inspection, confirm the real identity of a person, and deter fraud attempts. It’s mainly used for compliance, crime prevention, or due diligence, for example.

  • How is ID verification done?

    It’s done by analyzing the user’s document submitted via photo or photographic scan with a verified data set, biometrics, and scanning it for forgeries such as image manipulation, inconsistencies, and other signs of fraudulent activity.

  • What is ID verification software?

    ID verification software is used to help businesses confirm the user’s identity in real life. Faking an identity is much more simple now, and that’s why verification software is incredibly important. On top of that, ID verification may be a compliance requirement issued by the local government or a part of a local regulation for certain kinds of firms.

  • What is automated identity verification?

    Automated identity verification employs advanced technology that is capable of scanning the provided document for signs of fraud nearly instantly, often with the help of an OCR scanner, machine learning, algorithmic checks, and others. KYC/AML software is often used for these means, Sumsub being one of the leading platforms on the market.