ID-Pal Partners with Melissa to Launch Melissa ID for Seamless Contact Verification in Real-time

  • Digital Identity
  • 17.08.2022 01:45 pm

ID-Pal, a global identity verification provider today announced its partnership with Melissa, a leading provider of global data quality and address management solutions.

Collaboration between the two companies has resulted in Melissa ID, a unique, fully-customisable, out-of-the-box SaaS app for businesses to verify their customer’s identities in real-time. The solution uses a multi-layered approach that includes biometrics, facial matching, liveness testing, address verification, and document checks for greater accuracy and efficiency in identity verification.

Harnessing ID-Pal’s ISO 27001 certified, comprehensive identity verification technology, and backed by Melissa’s 35+ years in address standardisation, correction, and verification, this new app offers coverage of over 6000 identification documents across 200 countries and jurisdictions. Melissa ID is ideal for all types of businesses charged with reducing costs associated with customer acquisition, operations, fulfilment, and fraud.

Identity verification has become essential across a wide spectrum of industries, including banking, retail, insurance, healthcare, government services, and more. The new Melissa ID app leverages the ID-Pal platform engine and Melissa’s own slate of data quality and address management tools to empower businesses to validate global customer identities in real-time as personal data is entered in systems such as onboarding and finance applications.

Colum Lyons, founder and CEO, ID-Pal comments:

“With identity scams on the rise, companies are vulnerable like never before. Financial crime and the growing cost of regulatory compliance are of particular concern to those conducting business online.

“Our solution leverages industry-leading biometric, documents and database checks for greater accuracy in correctly classifying a document. This, combined with Melissa’s expertise in contact data quality, gives e-commerce organisations using Melissa ID a distinct advantage in combatting financial crime and meeting mandates for safe transactions.”

Ray Melissa, president, Melissa comments:

“Through our alliance with ID-Pal, we have created an app that helps businesses verify the identities of their customers easily, securely, and conveniently.

“Melissa ID’s multifaceted identity verification capabilities include ID card and document authentication, biometrics, and liveness confirmation. The app’s intuitive interface streamlines customer onboarding and customer due diligence processes so companies can confidently abide by complex regulations and combat costly fraud in the process.”  

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