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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 the results of the checks to the organisation who requested them. We're able to check a range of documents including, but not limited to:

passport

Passport

icone driving licence

Driving licence

icone utility bill

Recent utility bills

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Bank statements

How it works

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Complete identity and document selection on the organisation's website

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Present the provided email or letter and your original identity documents in Branch

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Post Office will check and process your documents

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Post Office returns a verification report to the organisation

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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 3000 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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