Acuant GovID

Overview

Acuant’s Trusted Identity Platform was built to address the growing challenges of fraud and evolving security concerns in our increasingly digital economy. Simply put, Acuant’s fast, accurate and scalable identity verification provides the best solutions to get you the best customers. For over 20 years, Acuant has processed millions of trusted transactions daily in 196+ countries.

Country support

196+ countries (see your Solutions Architect for specific details)

Available input attributes

Front/Back of GovID
Selfie
DOB
Full Name

Assertion List

Assertion Name

Definition

link.selfie_govID

Highest order check that ensures both test.documentAuthenticated and test.facialPhotosMatch are passed

test.selfieLiveness

Ensures the selfie taken is of a live face (not a pictures-of-picture or printed paper)

test.documentAuthenticated

Ensures document is valid (not forged, not a picture-of-a-picture or printed paper)

test.facialPhotosMatch

Check to ensure the selfie provided closely matches the headshot on the document.

test.expired

Checks if the document is expired

test.allowableDocument

Checks if this is an allowable document type (see below for list)

link.dob_idCard
link.dob_passport
link.dob_driversLicense

Checks if the DOB provided matches the DOB on the document

link.fullName_passport
link.fullName_driversLicense
link.fullName_idCard

Checks if the full name provided matches the full name on the document (fuzzy match available).

Note: We can match first name, multiple first names, and first-part of multiple first name

ex. Bobby-Joe Aiken can match as Bobby Aiken or Bobby-Joe Aiken.

link.lastName_passport
link.lastName_idCard
link.lastName_driversLicense

Checks if the last name provided matches the DOB on the document (fuzzy match available)

link.passportNumber_passport
test.driversLicenseNumberMatchesDriversLicense
link.idCardNumber_idCard

Checks if the document number provided matches the number on the document

test.documentClassified

Checks if the document type is "unknown"

test.2DBarcodeReadable
test.2DBarcodeContentCheck

Checks to ensure 2d barcode was extracted correctly

test.documentDOBValid
test.documentIssuingStateValid
test.documentIssueDateValid
test.documentExpirationDateValid

Data quality checks to ensure basic things like the DOB is not in the future or < 1900

test.documentVisiblePatternsCheck

Check to ensure at least 1 security feature was detectable on the document

test.documentFacialPhotoCheck

Check to ensure a headshot exists and was extracted correctly off the document

test.overallDocumentCrosscheck test.documentExpirationDateCrosscheck
test.documentDOBCrosscheck
test.documentIssueDateCrosscheck
test.documentSexCrosscheck
test.documentNumberCrosscheck
test.documentFullNameCrosscheck

Checks to ensure the data found in the 2d barcode exactly match data displayed in plain-text on the document (ID card / license only)

test.compositeMRZcheck
test.documentDOBMRZCheck
test.documentNumberMRZCheck
test.documentExpirationDateMRZCheck
test.documentPersonalNumberMRZCheck

Checks to ensure the data found in the MRZ exactly match data displayed in plain-text on the document (passport only)

Allowable Document Types

No Unknown
Yes Passport
Yes Visa
Yes Drivers License
Yes Identification Card
Yes Permit
No Currency
No Residence Document
Yes Travel Document
No Birth Certificate
No Vehicle Registration
No Other
No Weapon License
No Tribal Identification
No Voter Identification
Yes Military
Yes Consular Identification

Acquired Attributes

Name (JSON)

Definition

acquiredPassportNumber

Passport Number (passport only)

govIDCountry

Issuing country for the document

acuantDocumentAuthenticationStatus

Acuants overall document status

AcquiredFullName

fname
lname
mname

documentSeries

Document type identifier (ex. licenses are often a year, ePassport, Z5)

documentIssueType

Document type (see list above)

AcquiredPassportIssueDate

month
year
day

AcquiredDOB

month
year
day

suggestedActions

Actions a user can take to improve their chances at passing (typically only appear if a user failed document validation)

passportNumberMatchRatio
driversLicenseNumberMatchRatio
lastNameMatchRatio
fullNameMatchRatio

Percentage-closeness the provided data matches to the document (0-100 % of the fuzzy match result)

imageFrontSharpness
imageFrontGlare

Image quality scores (above 50 is good)

acuantFaceMatchScore

Closeness score from Acuant (above 75 is good)

gender

Gender listed on document

placeOfBirth

Place of birth listed on document (Passport only)

acquiredNationality

India