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Identity is the Foundation of Background Screening

Know Who You’re Hiring

With thousands of data breaches happening every year, companies need more assurance than ever that their candidates are who they say they are. At the same time, companies are hiring more remote and gig workers, making in-person identity verification more difficult.

Save time and money by making sure you’re screening the right person.

With Sterling Identity Verification, candidates can verify their identity at the start of the screening process. Using their phone, candidates snap photos of identity documents and themselves. Our state-of-the-art technologies authenticate the documents and compare photos, making sure your candidates are who they say they are. It’s your first line of defense against identity fraud – and it saves you time, money, and effort.

Sterling Identity Verification Helps You:

  • Accelerate time to hire
  • Reduce the possibility of fraud or impersonation
  • Deter bad actors from applying
  • Improve the candidate hiring experience

Your Process, Our Expertise

Using Sterling Identity Vertification’s REST APIs, you can integrate identity authentication and validation into your existing systems and processes. It meets Know Your Client due diligence requirements and is constantly updated with the newest changes to identity documents around the world. When AI can’t authenticate the documents automatically, human experts review them immediately, so you still get fast results. We can customize the candidate’s experience, too, so you capture exactly what you need – no more, and no less. It’s simple, easy, and effective – and backed by the best background screening company in the market.

See how easy it is to verify candidate identity


Identity Info Sheet


How We Help

1Request Verification

Start by sending your candidate an identity verification request. They’ll get an email with a code they can scan to start the verification process on their phone.

2Snap Images

Your candidates then follow the guided steps to snap pictures of their identity documents and themselves and send them through our verification process, which usually only takes seconds to complete.

3Verify identity

Our identity verification algorithms, backed by human experience, verify your candidate’s identity and provide near-instant results to you.

Key Features and Benefits

  • Simple, guided mobile candidate process
  • Near-instant results that integrate seamlessly into your current hiring processes
  • Continuous updates ensure accuracy and reduce authentication time
  • Convenient 24/7 availability
  • Best and most responsive customer support in the industry