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In Branch Verification Service

Get your documents checked and identity verified in a Post Office branch

Been asked to provide proof of your identity?


If you've been asked to provide proof of your identity as part of an application process, selected Post Office branches can provide these face-to-face checks for you.

You keep the original documents and we send electronic confirmation to the person or company who have requested the checks.



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Driving licence

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Recent utility bills

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Bank statements

How it works

If you're applying for a new job, your employer will need to have proof of your ID and eligibility

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Complete identity document selection on client website

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Present bar code token and original identity documents in Branch

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Post Office will certify your documents

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Post Office sends immediate confirmation to the client that the check has been completed

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Find your nearest branch

Use our branch finder tool to find your nearest Post Office where you can use the in Branch Verification Service.

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Why Post Office?

  • Simple and easy to use - just bring your documents and the barcode to a selected branch and we'll do the rest.
  • Available at over 3500 Post Offices so you’re never far away from a participating branch.
  • Choose from a wide range of documents to verify your identity - don't worry if you don't have a passport or driving licence.
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