Grantmakers and other security-minded organizations use Submittable's Fraud Prevention tools to weed out possible fraudulent applicants. Identity Verification (IDV) is one of these tools, and looks like this in a submission form:
We use a third-party vendor, Veriff, to compare an identification document to your real-time selfie. To get started, click Proceed to Veriff. On their site, you'll see that you need:
A valid identification document
Choose to scan the QR code or send a link via SMS.
You will be sent a link where you'll be asked to scan your identification and take a selfie then directed to return to your submission form. After your information has been accepted at Veriff, your form will look like this:
The result of your identity verification (Approved or Declined) will be sent to the organization.
What will the organization see?
They WILL see the type of identification card you provided, along with its number.
They WILL see your name as it appears on the identification card.
They WON'T see the scanned images of your identification card.
They WON'T see your uploaded selfie.
Note: Submittable does not see or save this identity verification information.