What does Identity Document Validation (IDV) validate?
IDV offers multiple levels of validation for authenticity, though not all documents will go through all steps
- A visual inspection of personal information and positioning on the candidate’s provided document
- Scan of the Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) on the candidate’s provided document*
- Cross-check against government databases to ensure the document is not stolen, lost, expired or invalid.
- Ensure candidate details on document matches the candidate’s IDV application
*MRZ is limited to passports and certain national IDs and Driver's Licenses