ReadID Ready is an app that can read the data from your passport or other identity document. Besides collecting your personal data from the document chip it also verifies if your identity document is valid and authentic. Organizations may ask you to use ReadID Ready to share this information with them. ReadID Ready uses NFC to read the chip in your identity document, which is a very secure way to verify it. 

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What you have to do to use ReadID Ready


1. Receive an identity verification request

You can only use ReadID Ready when a third party wants to verify your identity. You will receive a request and instructions (with a QR code and/or link) to do this.

2. Install the ReadID Ready app

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3. Start verifying your identity

Open the ReadID Ready app and scan a personal QR code to start your verification session. Alternatively, if you received the verification request on the same phone as you have the app installed, you can start there by clicking a link.

4. Read your document data

Follow the instructions in the ReadID Ready app to get access to the chip of your identity document and read the information on it.

5. Share your information

In completing the process your data is shared with the third party requesting your verification. Continue based on their instructions.

­­If you run into problems, please check our Frequently Asked Questions.


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