Identity Checks

Establishes the candidate’s identity by cross referencing personal information against a variety of sources.

What does it check?
  • Electoral Roll
  • Telephone directory
  • Credit accounts (eg. bank accounts, credit cards, loan accounts etc.)
  • Court and insolvency records
  • CIFAS fraud database
  • Deceased register

Clients using this check under the Anti-Money Laundering legislation can opt to check the full electoral roll whilst others can only check the edited version. Verifile is able to configure different Pass/Fail rules to each client according to their preference.

How long does this service take?

Using Verifile’s online system, results can be returned to you within seconds.
 

Right To Work in the UK

Ensures employers have the Statutory Excuse by checking documents as required by the UK Visas and immigration to verify immigration status in the UK.

What does it check?
  • Checks certified copies of original documents taken by the client at interview stage. 
  • Consultation with the UK Visas and immigration when necessary to ensure Statutory Excuse.
  • Issue of a pass/fail certificate. 
  • Regular updates on changes to the list of documents approved by the UK Visas and immigration.
How long does this service take?

Using Verifile’s online system, results can be returned to you within hours. 

Overseas Passport Checks

What does it check?

Verifies authenticity of any machine-readable passport against forgery. 

How long does this service take?

Using Verifile’s online system, results can be returned to you within hours. 

UK Passport Checks

What does it check?
How long does this service take?

The Identity and Passport Service normally responds within 5-10 working days.

Please see our services page for more details.