Developers & APIs
Use IDnow´s APIs to create identifications and retrieve their results. We provide a wide variety of technical options below.
The APIs follow the flow of data during the identification process.
Download the PDF documentation for our APIs.
IDnow API version 2017-01-10
Use the User Details API to pass information about the user to IDnow. For the identification process, IDnow needs information about the user that should be identified. This information consists of personal details from the application of the user as well as email and mobile phone in order to contact the user. Use the Results API to access the results of the identification process. You can access the results in a manual or automatic/programmatic way.
Ways to start the identification process: REST API Static link to IDnow-hosted web form GET request
Ways to retrieve the identification result: REST API SFTP API SFTP client S/MIME e-mail e-mail with encrypted attachmentsecure download portal
SDK for mobile apps
IDnow provides a native mobile SDK for iOS and Android platform. Using the SDK you can integrate IDnow technology seamlessly into your own mobile app. This will allow your users to identify themselves without leaving your app.
Sample result data
Have a look at these data samples that demonstrate what kind of data you will get from IDnow as identification result.
Request API access
Please use the contact form to request access to our API and to get your API key.