With KBA Escalation

Identity verification via trusted and verified data sources in the United States. WIth a conditional escalation to a KBA quiz.

post
IDMatch5.0.Escalate

https://production.idresponse.com/process/escalate/gateway
Make an HTTPS POST request with the following body parameters to find out if the target has provided valid identity attributes. You will receive a synchronous response in 1-3 seconds with a result object that includes action, detail and issues. This service differs from the base IDMatch5.0 in that it will return a KBA quiz conditionally. See the rule set below to find out when a quiz will be returned.
Request
Response
Request
Body Parameters
user
required
string
Your account's API username
pass
required
string
Your account's API password
service
required
string
The service name (IDMatch5.0)
reference
optional
string
A unique identifier for your customer
target
required
object
The individual being sent for verification
fn
required
string
The target's first name
ln
required
object
The target's last name
addr
required
string
The target's street address (line 1 and line 2)
city
optional
string
the target's city
state
optional
string
The target's state
zip
required
string
The target's zip
dob
optional
string
The target's Date of Birth (YYYYMMDD format)
ssn
optional
string
The target's SSN (either 4 or 9)
phone
optional
string
The target's phone number
email
optional
string
The target's email address
age
optional
string
The age to check (must be sent like "age+" i.e. "18+", "21+" etc.)
test_key
optional
string
The test key value that you are using to test
Response
200: OK
Transaction processed and result returned
//PASS - no quiz Returned
{
"meta": {
"company": "Company, LLC",
"confirmation": "21201890",
"reference": "12345 {A UNIQUE ID}",
"service": "IDMatch5.0.Escalate",
"timestamp": "2017-08-08 17:56:14",
"user": "user@company.com"
},
"result": {
"action": "PASS",
"detail": "ALL CHECKS PASSED",
"issues": []
}
}
//FAIL - no quiz returned
{
"meta": {
"company": "Company, LLC",
"confirmation": "21201890",
"reference": "12345 {A UNIQUE ID}",
"service": "IDMatch5.0.Escalate",
"timestamp": "2017-08-08 17:56:14",
"user": "user@company.com"
},
"result": {
"action": "FAIL",
"detail": "NO MATCH",
"issues": []
}
}
//PENDING - quiz returned
{
"output": {
"questions": {
"questions": [
{
"prompt": "With which of the following states are you or have you been associated?",
"type": "state",
"id": "state2",
"answers": [
{
"text": "WISCONSIN"
},
{
"text": "WASHINGTON, D.C."
},
{
"text": "NEW YORK"
},
{
"text": "WEST VIRGINIA"
},
{
"text": "None of the above"
}
]
},
{
"prompt": "With which of the following counties are you or have you been associated?",
"type": "county",
"id": "county0",
"answers": [
{
"text": "COCHRAN"
},
{
"text": "PLATTE"
},
{
"text": "DIVIDE"
},
{
"text": "ROSCOMMON"
},
{
"text": "None of the above"
}
]
},
{
"prompt": "With which of the following zip codes are you or have you been associated?",
"type": "zip5",
"id": "zip53",
"answers": [
{
"text": "19465"
},
{
"text": "37356"
},
{
"text": "66375"
},
{
"text": "66401"
},
{
"text": "None of the above"
}
]
},
{
"prompt": "With which of the following cities are you or have you been associated?",
"type": "city",
"id": "city1",
"answers": [
{
"text": "FILLMORE"
},
{
"text": "SCHENECTADY"
},
{
"text": "OKMULGEE"
},
{
"text": "BOCA RATON"
},
{
"text": "None of the above"
}
]
}
]
}
},
"meta": {
"confirmation": 94186314,
"reference": "",
"service": "IDMatch5.0.Escalate",
"timestamp": "2020-06-04 11:31:35",
"company": "Veratad Technologies, LLC",
"user": "ws@veratad.com"
},
"result": {
"action": "PENDING",
"detail": "MORE INFORMATION IS REQUIRED",
"issues": [
"YOB CHECK FAILED",
"DOB CHECK FAILED"
]
},
"continuations": {
"questions": {
"url": "/process/continue",
"template": {
"token": "p7lx6svy7s0dku6vxa9l8yemk1tnwlsj",
"answers": {
"zip53": [],
"state2": [],
"city1": [],
"county0": []
}
},
"instructions": "Add the text of the answers into the empty list for the appropriate question (case sensitive)."
}
}
}

Use the test_key attribute to test the service. When the test_key is provided the system will dynamically drop the live data sources and use the testing database. These transactions are free of charge. To access live data do not send this attribute. The below sample request is one of the available test cases. To access more click the link below.

Sample Request Body

{
"user": "USERNAME",
"pass": "PASSWORD",
"service": "IDMatch5.0.Escalate",
"reference": "12345 {A UNIQUE ID}",
"target":{
"fn":"Barbara",
"ln": "Miller",
"addr": "123 Main St",
"city": "Stratford",
"state": "CT",
"zip": "06614",
"dob": "19740821",
"ssn": "854125698",
"phone": "2015106000",
"email": "bmiller@veratad.com",
"age": "21+",
"test_key": "general_identity"
}
}

Request with Quiz Answers

Once your user has answered the questions, send those answers back to the system for scoring and a final evaluation.

post
Submit Answers

https://production.idresponse.com/process/continue
Sending a POST request with the below body will give you the final evaluation of the quiz and other identity attributes.
Request
Response
Request
Body Parameters
token
required
string
The token returned during the initial request
answers
required
object
The answers the user selected during the quiz
Response
200: OK
{
"final": {
"template": {
"token": "euwd6q5a8b4c0vwc0zy0s6ms1mjh5p0s"
},
"url": "/process/status"
},
"output": {
"answers": {
"asked": 4,
"correct": 0
}
},
"result": {
"action": "REVIEW",
"detail": "TRANSACTION REQUIRES FURTHER ATTENTION",
"issues": [
"QUESTION CHECK FAILED"
]
}
}

NOTE: The token is only valid for 90 seconds by default. So, your user has 90 seconds to answer the quiz.

Sample Request for Answer Scoring

{
"answers": {
"state3": ["NEW YORK"],
"mothers_maiden0": ["None of the above"],
"phone1": ["(206) 393-4478"],
"county2": ["FAIRFIELD"]
},
"token": "1bauxkpczhdiyy3vqm15ais8ue12u7zw"
}

Action and Detail Responses

The following are all values that will be returned in the result object of the response.

Action

Detail

Description

FAIL

NO MATCH

No matching identity found in the data sources

FAIL

TARGET IS DECEASED

Target found as a deceased identity

REVIEW

TRANSACTION REQUIRES FURTHER ATTENTION

Target found and not deceased, but at least one identity attribute provided does not match. This will also populate the "issues" object with a list of the identity attributes that did not match. See full list below.

PENDING

MORE INFORMATION IS REQUIRED

Target is found and not deceased, but has provided some inaccurate identity attributes. This means that a quiz was returned and the transaction is waiting for the answers to be submitted.

PASS

ALL CHECKS PASSED

Target was found, is not deceased and has passed all verification checks

Issues Responses

When a transaction returns as REVIEW or PENDING then there will be a list of issues. This list can include any of the below values.

Issue

Description

ADDRESS CHECK FAILED

The address provided does not match any on file

DATE OF BIRTH CHECK FAILED

The Date of Birth provided does not match any on file

YEAR OF BIRTH CHECK FAILED

The Year of Birth provided does not match any on file

MONTH OF BIRTH CHECK FAILED

The Month of Birth provided does not match any on file

DAY OF BIRTH CHECK FAILED

The Day of Birth provided does not match any on file

SSN CHECK FAILED

The SSN provided does not match any on file

PHONE CHECK FAILED

The phone number provided does not match any on file

EMAIL CHECK FAILED

The email address provided does not match any on file

AGE CHECK FAILED

The target does not meet the age attribute provided

POSSIBLE MINOR

The target is detected as a minor

QUESTION CHECK FAILED

The target did not answer at least 3/4 questions correctly.

Rules

IDMatch5.0.Escalate will process with the default base ruleset:

The base ruleset will return a PASS when:

  • A match is found

  • The target is not deceased

  • The target has provided all valid identity attributes

  • No quiz returned

The base ruleset will return a REVIEW when:

  • A match is found

  • The target is not deceased

  • The target's identity attributes do not all match or the quiz was answered incorrectly

  • This action will only appear on the final result

  • No quiz will be returned

The base ruleset will return a PENDING when:

  • A match is found

  • the target is not deceased

  • The target's identity attributes do not all match

  • A quiz will be returned

The base ruleset will return a FAIL when:

  • A match is not found

  • The target is deceased

  • A quiz will not be returned