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DocuSign Identify

Verify signer identity for your important agreements

Verify signer identity beyond the standard practice of clicking an emailed link.

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Know who you’re doing business with

DocuSign Identify makes e-signature verification, identity proofing and authentication a seamless part of eSignature—so you can protect your important agreements, and your customer experience.

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  • Support compliance

    Help meet requirements like Know Your Customer (KYC), Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and regional regulations. Verification status is recorded in every Certificate of Completion.

  • Manage identification seamlessly

    Embed identity proofing and authentication into one connected DocuSign eSignature experience.

  • Operate globally

    Access the industry’s largest network of identity verification and Trust Service Providers. Choose from DocuSign native solutions or API-supported integrations.

Why a connected signing and identity verification experience matters

  • 80%
    of organizations will be using document-centric identity proofing as part of their onboarding workflows by 2023*
  • 70%
    of overall fraud fintech companies experienced in 2020 was caused by identity fraud**
  • $7B
    in fines and sanctions in 2020 and 2021 issued to financial services firms for AML failings.***
  • 91%
    of businesses plan to spend more on identity verification in the next 1-3 years to secure their data and alleviate identity fraud****

Spotlight on DocuSign ID Verification

Deploy advanced digital identity proofing into your agreement workflow with capabilities such as AI-enabled biometric liveness detection, verification of most identity documentation, knowledge-based authentication, and electronic ID verification.

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Enhanced features for ID Verification

  • Expanded ID and eID methods

    In the US, signers can answer personal questions to prove their identity. DocuSign also offers new bank-based ID in the UK and eID in France. See the full list of countries eligible for ID Verification.

  • New: ID Verification for EU Qualified

    Get the highest levels of security and compliance with ID Verification for EU Qualified. With AI-enabled enhanced signer identification built directly into the eSignature workflow, signers can complete eIDAS-compliant Qualified Electronic Signature (QES) in minutes

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  • Liveness detection for ID Verification

    Identify your signers easily and more securely. Apply biometric checks such as AI-enabled liveness detection to video selfies and help confirm signers are real, IDs are authentic, and that faces match ID photos.

Types of identification solutions

DocuSign Identify includes a variety of configurable authentication and identity verification options to meet all of your business needs.

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    Document ID and eID Verification

    Verify signer identity worldwide with DocuSign ID Verification, which checks identity based on liveness checks, government-issued photo IDs, or electronic IDs.

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    Knowledge-Based Authentication

    Let signers verify their identity by correctly answering personal questions about themselves. Available as part of ID Verification.

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    Support for AES and QES

    Achieve Advanced Electronic Signatures (AES) with ID Verification or a Qualified Electronic Signature with ID Verification for EU Qualified, across the EU and the UK.

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    Flexible Admin Controls

    Choose from pre-set configurations or customize your own. Select the type of ID methods and country of issuance you will accept, how you want to retain ID data and name-matching precision.

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    Proof of Verification

    Write verification status and ID data into your system of record using APIs. Authentication details appear in every eSignature Certificate of Completion.

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    SMS Authentication

    Enable easy two-factor authentication with a one-time code available to users in 180+ countries. Use it as a stand-alone solution or add to your identity verification process.

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ID Verification helps with compliance on KYC and makes M&T Bank’s life easier.

Sandra Bell
VP, Enterprise Transformation Office, M&T Bank
Read the Customer Story

Leading companies use DocuSign Identify to…

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    Improve the patient experience

    EngagedMD saved 1-2 hours per patient by enabling patients to sign consent forms at home.

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  • Washington State Employees Credit Union logo

    Deliver seamless banking experiences

    Washington State Employees Credit Union embraced digital processes to improve the member experience.

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DocuSign Identify use cases

• Account opening and onboarding

• Lending, leasing and financing

• Insurance applications

• Good practice guidelines agreements

• Auto test drive and sales agreements

• Patient consent management

• Employee onboarding

• Cross-border transactions

• Agreements required to be in writing under Scot’s Law (UK)

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Learn more about DocuSign Identify

  • Balancing security and customer experience in Identity Verification

    Learn more about how leading organizations balance security and customer experience in identity verification

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  • New: ID Verification for EU Qualified

    Learn how to enhance your security with QES in minutes with our new ID Verification for EU Qualified offering.

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  • DocuSign Identify datasheet

    Find out more about DocuSign Identify solutions and benefits in this datasheet.

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Protect your high-value agreements with DocuSign Identify

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