Age verification [eɪʤ ˌvɛrɪfɪˈkeɪʃən]

According to Unicef, one in three internet users is under 18. An online age verification solution helps companies verify the age of a user ahead of buying or accessing age-restricted products and comply with the necessary regulatory requirements.

Universal support

Passbase covers government issued ID from 190+ countries and is available in 14 languages to support your business internationally.

Fraud prevention technology

Reliably expose fraudsters with our biometric anti-spoofing technology that ensures live and authentic user presence with each completed verification.

Automated workflows

Set up automation to accept or reject a verification based on the overall score. Unprocessed verifications are then flagged in your dashboard.

Frictionless onboarding A verification process that
takes care of your conversion rate

Passbase is designed to minimise customer drop off and ensure a seamless user experience with each age verification request


Quick video

A user starts by taking a short video selfie to confirm their genuine presence and make sure it is not a photo representation

  • iOS, Android and Web
  • Available in 14+ languages
  • Built in liveness detection

Identity document check

Users are asked to provide a government issued document - such as an identity card, passport or driving license - and take a photo of it from the back and the front

  • Real-time data extraction
  • 6,000+ documents from 190 countries
  • 6-point security screen

Authentication completed

Our engine extracts the date of birth information from the provided documents and completes the age and identity verification procedure

  • Process complete within seconds
  • All results available via API
  • Faster workflows using automations

Use cases Helping companies from across different industries

Passbase helps age-restricted products and services take online safety to a new level

Get started with Passbase to instantly start verifying your users on mobile and web or contact us to design a custom solution for your business.


360° SolutionAn identity verification engine that supports your platform in one go

We bring together everything that’s required to build safer and more intuitive products and apps that utilise identity verification. Passbase provides a complete suite of user verification tools to make your onboarding as secure as possible and help you beat fraud and fulfil compliance requirements .

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Passbase Verification Engine

  • Liveness detection

    Make sure that the user undergoing identity verification is a live human being and not a fake representation from a still image or a captured video.

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  • Document verification

    To ascertain a user’s identity we check the provided documents against a database of thousands of government IDs from around the world including driving licences, passports and more.

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  • AML compliance

    A global, syndicated database of 10,000 sources from 190+ countries to monitor politically exposed persons (PEPs) and adverse media and watchlist checks.

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Smart Workflows

Create a robust Know Your Customer (KYC) solution that meets your compliance requirements and works across different products. Our intuitive workflows enable your team to get the most important insights in one place and view and manage all your data, projects and customized verification flows with just a few clicks.

  • Automatic approval thresholds
  • Customizable verification flow
  • Structured categorisation
  • Structured categorisation
  • Ongoing checks
  • 0.002% FMR
Passbase dashboard displays the identity verification score and the progress of different verification methods.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is a student card accepted to establish age verification?

No. Even though students cards are issued by established institutions and academic organisations, we only accept government issued ID documents. Our database includes more than 6,000 documents from 190+ countries around the world including passports, national ID cards and driving licenses.

What product customisations do you support?

You can modify the color schemes, fonts and the look and feel of the buttons in our end-user flows to align with your branding without writing any code. Our customisations also extend to cover additional documents or specific verification steps.


Change the color of the 'Verify me' button by choosing from the two default options or directly input your hex code. The customisation tool also allows you to adjust the font and the button accent color to match your product by using the color picker tool.

  • No code set up
  • Customizable appearance
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Additional documents

Request proof of address or any required additional documents depending on your KYC needs and easily add Anti Money Laundering checks to provide a streamlined identity verification experience in one go.

  • On-demand API
  • Webhooks
  • From $0,5/check

Do you support a custom age verification threshold (e.g. 18 vs 21)?

Not natively. This has been one of the top requests from our customers and we are working on it at the moment. Until this feature is launched, our engineers will be more than happy to build/add a custom solution for you in your Passbase dashboard. Make sure to sign up and get in touch with our team and we’ll get it done!

Still unsure?

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