IDFEX ID Check is an Identity Verification solution designed to verify Australian identities in seconds. It supports risk assessment, aids in KYC support and ensures AML/CTF compliance. Our IDFEX system gives you access to the Australian Document Verification Service (DVS) and ensures the rapid and secure onboarding of new customers. With a special focus on Australian identities, IDFEX uses a strategic selection of accurate and authoritative data sources to significantly elevate customer identity match rates across various data points, including full names, residential addresses, birth dates, contact details and other identity information.

Key Advantages

Key Advantages

  • IDFEX enables you to conduct data verification on names, addresses, birthdates, and contact information.
  • The system integrates Australian Document Verification Service (DVS) capabilities, allowing for the validation and verification of Australian identity documents.
  • IDFEX stands out as the only Single Sign-On (SSO) system capable of performing identity, document, and social media verification through a single portal or API.
  • Users have the option to include or exclude ‘Deceased Identities’ from the identity verification process, enhancing its flexibility.
  • The system offers a ‘Fuzzy Matching’ feature, which users can activate or deactivate to improve match rates.
  • Facilitates rapid and seamless onboarding, ensuring the engagement of authentic customers only, thereby preventing fraud and ensuring compliance with regulations.
  • Achieves higher match results through our extensive data sources and our deep experience as being an actual data vendor.
  • Offers more affordable access with pricing options available for businesses of all sizes.
  • Enables Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) data sources to support reporting entities compliant with AUSTRAC requirements.


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Easy To Use System

  • Our system is designed to be user-friendly, even for novice users. IDFEX offers the flexibility for users to perform various identity and document verification processes.

Technology  Meets Data Integration

  • IDFEX incorporates advanced technologies and a variety of trusted data sources to facilitate easy onboarding. Our system features configurable risk rules, business logic, and workflows tailored to specific compliance and business needs.

Data Sources & Compliance

  • IDFEX grants users access to an extensive array of data sources, including Credit Bureaus, Superannuation, Payroll, Electoral Rolls, DVS, and several unique data sources exclusive to Global Data. Customise our identity data verification solutions to suit your specific business requirements, ensuring real-time identity verification and compliance with Australian AML/CTF regulations.

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Key Features

  • Extensive Australian Data Sources: IDFEX grants unique access to a vast array of Australian data sources, featuring nearly one billion current and historical identity profiles. This wealth of data, combined with trusted authoritative sources, significantly elevates match rates.
  • Advanced Fraud Detection: With IDFEX, switching between identity checks and fraud and background screening checks is seamless, offering users access to both Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and non-PII capabilities. IDFEX stands alone in offering this dual capability.
  • Customisation & Compliance: IDFEX allows for the customisation of solutions to align with specific business needs and risk management strategies. It ensures compliance with Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) regulations, alongside continuous monitoring and screening against adverse watchlists.
  • Streamlined User Experience: IDFEX provides an integrated platform experience, where automated processes ensure a smooth customer journey. This efficiency is achieved without compromising on security or compliance, reflecting a balance of convenience and reliability.

Australian Identity Vendor

IDFEX ID Check is a premium solution and is highly specialised and focused on combating Australian identity fraud. It is designed to ensure high match rates for Australian identities, offering a robust defence against illicit activities. This focus helps maintain the integrity of financial transactions and upholds stringent Anti-Money Laundering (AML) and Counter-Terrorism Financing (CTF) standards. Global Data has been a specialist data vendor to Australian businesses for nearly two decades, demonstrating our long-standing expertise and commitment to security and compliance.

What our customers say

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“Idfex is fantastic and we really like the batch mode that helps us get through large volumes of applications.”

IDV Reseller Client
Chief Data Officer

“We have been using Idfex for 12 months now and really like the single search option. Exceptionally low cost in comparison to many others out there, with impressive results.”

Online Gaming
Owner / MD

“We use Idfex for pre-screening new online applications. Before we go to the expense of running DVS and credit checks, we run these low-cost checks to look for obvious anomalies.”

Neo Banking Client
Head of Fraud

“Idfex has an amazing match result and we are passing almost 80% of queries. It’s great how you can also validate more than just their names and addresses and include phones, emails and social media."

BNPL Client
Head of Fraud & Intelligence

“Great match results and excellent features. Well done guys.”

Tier 1 Insurance Company
Head of Data & Governance

How does it work?

Accessing the IDFEX Identity Verification system through the Global Data portal presents users with multiple search options.

Obtained Subscribe Access

The initial step involves obtaining subscribed access to our IDFEX identity verification system. This grants access to our comprehensive Identity, Data, and Document Verification System. Users can then select the type of verification they wish to undertake.

Input or Upload Information to be Verified

After gaining access, you can input data or upload identity documents for the customer into the system. This information will then be validated or verified against the chosen data sources. Government authoritative data sources or several other unique sources.

Match or No Match Response

Upon completion of the matching process, the system will issue a response indicating whether a match has been found. In cases of a match, additional information will be provided to facilitate risk assessment and due diligence efforts. Conversely, if no match is found, the system will present red flag indicators to aid further in the risk assessment process and support Know Your Customer (KYC) protocols.

Document Verification

Verify the authenticity of Australian identity documents, including licences and passports, using our Document Verification Service (DVS) solution integrated within IDFEX.

Secure Onboarding

Build trust with your customers by providing a seamless and secure onboarding experience. IDFEX offers an easy-to-use platform that ensures rapid customer onboarding.

Identity Verification Strategy

Gain access to an extensive array of trusted data sources and enhance your strategy with the unique capability of IDFEX, the only system that provides access to both Personally Identifiable Information (PII) and non-PII capabilities for comprehensive fraud detection.

Verify More Data Points

IDFEX stands out as the sole system enabling Data, Document, Contact, and Social Media Verification within a unified verification platform, executing all processes in mere seconds.


KYC Data at your fingertips

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Product Purpose

IDFEX ID Check is a leading product solution that specialises in

Document Verification Service (DVS)

As an approved Gateway Service Provider for DVS, we can validate Australian identity documents in seconds. Check biographic details on I.D’s and ensure they match with the official government source record.

Document Verification Service (DVS)
Employment Checks

IDFEX’s red flag system alerts employers to discrepancies in applicant information, preventing potential problems. This due diligence helps avoid hiring individuals with fraudulent or criminal history, protecting businesses and employees.

Employment Checks
Identity Pre-screening

Our solution validates customer identities, ensuring services are provided to the correct person. It quickly identifies anomalies in data, like false addresses and contact details.

Identity Pre-screening
Financial Services

Our solution aids customer onboarding and KYC processes for financial institutions, detecting fraudulent data before significant expenses are incurred and limiting financial loss.

Financial Services
Fraud Prevention

Quickly flag erroneous data, including names, phone numbers, addresses, dates of birth, email addresses, and social media information. Confirm customer identity with ease and verify key application details.

Fraud Prevention

Our AML/CTF solution leverages verified data for robust compliance, targeting financial, trading, and gambling sectors.

Customer Onboarding

Optimise the integration of new clients with our rapid and secure identity verification solution, ensuring an efficient and positive initial experience.

Customer Onboarding
0M+ Phone & Email Coverage
0M+ Current Consumer Profiles
0M+ Historical Records
0M+ Real Estate Records
0M+ Insights & Social Media
Our Data

Reliable & Compliant Data Solutions

We recognise the significance of reliable and current data for businesses. We strive to collect and enhance large volumes of data to deliver the most comprehensive, complete and dependable consumer data information available to our clients.


Frequently Asked Questions

Get instant answers to your questions about IDFEX ID verification with our quick and concise FAQs - helping you make informed decisions with confidence.
What is the IDFEX identity verification system?

The IDFEX identity verification system is a cloud-based solution that allows businesses to verify and validate the identity and identity documents of Australian  individuals in seconds. All system features are also available through our API.

Is (DVS) Document Verification available in IDFEX?

Yes it is. On approved access, you will be able to verify and validate Australian Identity documents such as Driver licences; Passports; Birth Certificates and various other documents.

Does IDFEX support Austrac Reporting Entities with AML/CTF obligations?

Yes it does. We provide access to ‘safe harbour’ approved data sources to ensure AML/CTF compliance.

Is IDFEX the same as any other Identity Verification System?

While IDFEX encompasses all standard features found in competitor identity verification systems, its distinctive advantage lies in the ability to allow users to switch from a non-PII environment to an active PII environment. This transition facilitates a seamless move from fraud detection to fraud investigation, setting IDFEX apart in this capability.

What is the cost of IDFEX?

We have tailored plans to suit frequent and casual users. Feel free to reach out and discover more about our flexible pricing options.

What type of information can be verified through the system?

The system is adept at verifying a comprehensive range of information about Australian consumers, such as names, phone numbers, residential addresses, dates of birth, email addresses, and social media profiles, among other metrics. It stands alone as the only system capable of performing Australian Document Verification, Social Media, and Data Verification within the same framework.

How accurate is the information provided by the system?

The information furnished by the system is highly trusted and extensively relied upon by leading identity verification companies worldwide. IDFEX utilises the largest Consumer Data Universe in Australia, which undergoes daily updates to maintain utmost accuracy. Moreover, it leverages data from government and bureau sources, as well as extensive superannuation and payroll data sources, among various other unique data sets.

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