Teacher Verification

Provide access to over 1.9 million pre-verified teacher users and enable new members of the teacher population to verify, all in a single transaction.

When to use this policy

Ideal for retail and eCommerce integrations that require validation that the user is affilited with a specific community.

Who is eligible?

Teachers include any:

  • State-licensed/certified PreK-12 classroom teachers
  • PreK-12 Principals or assistant principals
  • PreK-12 School employees
  • College or university professor

Essence of policy

Validated by on one (1) authoritative source OR one (1) piece of evidence:

  • Real Time Authoritative Source (e.g. Teacher state database)


  • Document Review

Verification flows

As of November 2023, ID.me has over 1.9 million pre-verified teacher users within our network. Pre-verified teacher users can securely access offers, benefits, and services in seconds. New users can complete verification just as fast, using the least amount of information to generate a unique ping from an authoritative data source. Living true to ID.me’s core value of ‘No Identity Left Behind’, new users also have the option to upload a form of documentation proving their teacher status. Here you can find what the user verification experience looks like today:

Use cases

Here you can find example ID.me use cases:

In Cart/Checkout - Lenovo

Landing Page - Sunglass Hut

Ticketing - SeaWorld

Account Registration - Thrive Market

In-Store - Pandora