Our identity validation service helps give you
assurance early in the credit cycle.
Validate an Identity Using
The Work Number ID
The Work Number® ID instantly draws upon proprietary information to validate whether or not an applicant-provided Social Security Number (SSN) matches against a name and SSN on The Work Number database.
The Work Number ID: A Unique Approach to Identity Validation
This white paper focuses on the challenges financial institutions face in managing application fraud and in detecting applications from synthetic identities; it also presents information in reference to using employment data as a way to validate identities of applicants for certain financial products and services.
A leading telecommunications provider used The Work Number ID during its credit account opening process to validate the applicant-provided SSN matched against a name and SSN on The Work Number database. This step helped the company mitigate the expense of a manual review when an identity match was available*.
Match (Name & SSN match)
No Match (Name & SSN discrepancy)
No Hit (SSN not found)
*Results may vary due to the ongoing expansion of The Work Number database and customer population.
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