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Verify your identity

Some participating agencies require you to complete an identity verification process. Identity verification is the process where you prove you are you - and not someone pretending to be you.

You only need to verify your identity once for your account. After you verify your identity with for one government application, you don’t need to do it again for other government applications that use and require identity verification. You currently do not have to upload a picture of yourself or take a selfie for identity verification. However, you may have to take a picture of your ID.

Use this help section to understand the process and requirements for identity verification.

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