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Database Verifications

A Database Verification answers the question "Do authoritative or issuing databases corroborate provided user data?". Learn more about Database Verifications here.

For a list of supported information fields and what countries and coverage we have, visit our database coverage map.

You can see the full set of supported Verification checks in the Verification Checks table in your Dashboard.

US Specific Database Verification Checks

Persona provides strong defaults that strike a balance between false positive and false negative matches. By default, Persona allows near matches, which avoids unnecessary failures if a user inputs a typo or a nickname as their first name (e.g. “Mike” instead of “Mikey”). A birthdate of 12/15/1990 can be reported as a partial match against a birthdate of 12/14/1990. These defaults can be configured. For more information about these settings, see Match requirements for Database Verification.

Verification Check SlugCheck NameCheck TypeDescription
database_identity_comparisonIdentityFraudDetect if the identity matches a record in the authoritative or issuing databases

International Specific Database Verification Checks

International Database Verifications, which cover regions outside the United States, have some differences in how you configure match requirements. For details, see Match Requirements for international Database Verification, and feel free to contact us with any questions.

Verification Check SlugCheck NameCheck TypeDescription
database_address_comparisonAddressFraudDetect if the address matches a record in the authoritative or issuing databases
database_birthdate_comparisonBirthdateFraudDetect if the birthdate matches a record in the authoritative or issuing databases
database_name_comparisonNameFraudDetect if the name matches a record in the authoritative or issuing databases
database_phone_number_comparisonPhone NumberFraudDetect if the phone number matches a record in the authoritative or issuing databases
database_social_security_number_comparisonIdentification NumberFraudDetect if the identification number matches a record in the authoritative or issuing databases

Database Verification Checks

These checks are processed regardless of the region for the authoritative database

Verification Check SlugCheck NameCheck TypeDescription
database_address_deliverable_detectionDeliverable addressUser action requiredDetect if the address is deliverable.
database_address_residential_detectionResidential addressUser action requiredDetect if the address is residential.
database_inquiry_comparisonInquiry comparisonFraudCompare if previously claimed attributes like name or birthdate are inconsistent with what was submitted to the authoritative database
database_po_box_detectionPO boxUser action requiredDetect if the address is a PO box.