How do Digital Identity Checks work?
In just three easy steps, a prospective employee can submit their identity document and photograph for a Digital Identity Check.
Digital Identity Checks are a fast and secure way to validate your prospective employee’s identity. They’re faster than the current identity verification process as the applicant can upload their own documents via their smartphone and provide a real time face match. Unlike the traditional physical check, the new digital process can retrieve and check the biometric data from most documents, eliminating the risk from forged documents.
As the process is automated, we’ve reduced the risk of human error. This technology recognises and can validate passports, driving licences and other identity documents from over 200 countries around the world.
APCS are pleased to announce that we are seamlessly integrating digital identity checks into our current systems. You won’t have to do a thing – we’ll simply upgrade your account to allow you access. For customers that are happy with the manual process, this is also fine. You can simply choose which option you require for each application.
Comprehensive Digital Identity Checks for Employers
Our Digital Identity Checks are a quick and easy way to check a prospective employee’s identity digitally for the purpose of basic, standard and enhanced DBS checks.
The Home Office and the Disclosure and Barring Service both updated their guidance in 2022 to allow employers to carry out automated checks to verify employee’s identities. Digital Identity Checks can be used to verify identities for all levels of DBS check. Our service complies with this new guidance.
APCS offer a discount on our Digital Identity admin fee to £4.80 inc VAT if you are a business submitting between 50-500 checks. Organisations submitting in excess of these numbers please contact us where we will quote you happy!