Digital ID Verification and Right to Work
Home Office approved Digital Identity Verification and Right to Work
What is ID Verification and Right to Work?
These checks are required to be done as a part of onboarding all employees in the UK. They are also required to be done as a part of all three types of DBS checks.
Our DBS service includes the ability to add on the ID verification and Right to Work check as a part of the order. For British and Irish passport holders this would eliminate the need to look at any manual ID or proof of address documents that is normally required as a part of the DBS ID verification process.
Who Needs an ID and Right to Work check?
All employers hiring employees are required to do ID and Right to work checks on their employees before starting work.
ID checks are electronic checks designed to confirm and verify an employee’s identity. These checks ensure that a candidate is a real person, with their identity verified by an accredited, efficient third-party system.
Each ID background check is performed by cross-referencing a prospective candidate’s ID documents against national databases (including the electoral roll, credit reference databases and telephone databases) and undertaking a liveness check through video capture of the candidate.
When candidates use their British/Irish Passport then their right to work will also be automatically confirmed at the same time.
This is a Home Office compliant system and if candidates pass the right to work through our system then a statutory excuse can be used.
Are you an Employer looking to submit one off ID and Right to work checks?
How to Apply for a Digital ID and Right to Work check
We offer two ways to process your Digital ID and Right to Work checks - one as a part of the DBS check and one as a separate service.
One off Digital ID and Right to Work checks: Ordering a Digital ID and Right to work if you do not require any other checks is easy, you can click on the apply now button and order it for your candidate.
This process is fully automated. As soon as you place your order, your candidate will receive an email asking them download the Yoti app and add their passport to it. Once this is done and the information is shared the employer will receive a report with the results almost instantly.
Digital ID and Right to work as a part of the DBS check
The most efficient way to complete the ID verification and Right to work for DBS checks is through the Digital method. The digital method will do all the checking and send you a result so no paperwork will need to be reviewed. The Digital ID and Right to work check can be ordered as a part of your DBS check on the DBS check order forms.
Digital ID and RIght to Work turnaround times
Results of a Digital ID and Right to Work check is usually instant. There maybe a one hour delay is the ID and biometrics need to be reviewed by the human eye.
*To minimise the turn around time we advise that you let your candidate know to expect an email from us and to download the Yoti App on their smart phone and upload their passport onto it.
The Submission Process
Select DBS check option
Do you require a DBS check?
Basic DBS CheckThe Basic DBS, or Basic Disclosure, check is available to anyone, regardless of profession. This check can be requested by an individual or an employer and only contains details of unspent convictions.
Standard DBS CheckThe Standard DBS, or Standard Disclosure, check is only available for certain professions. A Standard DBS check shows current and spent convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings held on the Police National Computer.
Enhanced DBS CheckAn Enhanced DBS check can only be requested if the employer is eligible to request a disclosure under the Exceptions Order to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (ROA) 1974 and you are caring, training or closely supervising children or vulnerable adults.