Selfie checks are an identity verification method that ask a user to take a photo of themselves that can then be used to confirm that they are a real person and/or compare against other photos, such as the photo on a government-issued ID, to confirm it's the same person.
Frequently asked questions
What is a selfie check?
A selfie check is an identity verification method that compares a picture an individual takes of themselves — a “selfie” — against an ID portrait to ensure it’s the same person.
How does selfie verification work?
Selfie verifications use machine learning (ML) algorithms to compare key characteristics of ID pictures against selfies taken by users. These characteristics often include distinguishing physical traits and specific face geometry.