Why do Passport Verification?
In today’s world, where there is a rise in the number of cases of identity theft and data breach, it becomes critical for organisations to ensure the credibility of the identity of their clients and employees alike. On top of it, imposters nowadays make use of the latest in technology to hijack identities of innocent people and use them as their own. One of the best ways to check the identity of an individual is hence passport verification.
Since passports are only issued after a thorough background check by government authorities and police department, a quick passport screening can ensure that your clients and employees aren’t imposters or identity thieves.
Every Passport has a unique MRZ (Machine Readable Zone) Code. AuthBridge uses advanced APIs and a sophisticated algorithm to generate MRZ code, based on the input by the individual, and matches it with the ones provided by the client. The key inputs for generating MRZ, which are validated with passport verification, are:
- Date of Birth
- Passport Number
- Date of Passport expiry
- Passport type
- Country code
- Country UI number
Alternatively, a client can also provide an image of the passport, which we then feed into our system to extract information using OCR Technology. Our passport verification service is quick and helps uncover identity thieves to reduce business risks.