# Data Verification API release notes


# 10.04.2024

# Schufa Identity Check data source is now supported in the API

Datasource: schufa

# Features - NEW
  • The data source Schufa Identity Check (schufa) is now integrated into the Identity verification endpoint.
  • The data source schufa is available to verify a natural person's identity information in Germany.
  • Use schufa to verify personal information when you want to ensure real-time validation during onboarding or re-validate data in a Know Your Client (KYC) process.

About Schufa

Schufa Holding AG (opens new window) is a German private credit bureau supported by creditors.

Learn more about Schufa at https://www.signicat.com/registry-methods/schufa (opens new window).

When sending requests to the Identity verification endpoint, you can use the following input parameters: country, givenName, surname, dateOfBirth, street, postalCode, city, gender and phoneNumber.

Learn more about the Identity verification endpoint in the API overview documentation.


# 03.04.2024

# Bisnode Consumer Intelligence (dnb-ci) data source is now supported in the API

Datasource: dnb-ci

# Features - NEW
  • The data source Bisnode Consumer Intelligence (dnb-ci) is now integrated into the Identity verification endpoint.
  • The data source dnb-ci is available to verify a natural person's identity and address information in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland - providing comprehensive country coverage.
  • Use dnb-ci to verify personal information when you want to ensure real-time validation during onboarding or re-validate data in a Know Your Client (KYC) process.

When sending requests to the Identity verification endpoint, you can use the following input parameters: country, givenName, surname, dateOfBirth, street, postalCode, city, gender and phoneNumber.

Learn more about the Identity verification endpoint in the API overview documentation.

Note

To ensure a better hit on the results, provide as many input parameters as possible in your API request.


# 20.01.2024

# Renamed Information Service API to Data Verification API

# Features - NEW
  • The Information Service API has now been renamed to Data Verification API. The API URL will remain the same: https://api.signicat.com/info/lookup/.

# 06.11.2023

# Introduced the Identity verification endpoint

Endpoint: identity

# Features - NEW
  • Added new Identity verification method - GET /info/lookup/countries/{country}/persons/identity/verify.

Identity verification

With the Identity verification endpoint, you can verify a natural person's identity and address information.

Learn more in the:

# Features - DEPRECATED
  • The Address verification endpoint is no longer available.

Note

Existing customers using the Address verification endpoint are not impacted.


# 02.11.2023

# Bisnode data source is now available in the Basic endpoint

Datasource: bisnode

# Features - NEW

All supported endpoints

You can use bisnode in the following endpoints:


# 31.10.2023

# Trapets data source supports Adverse Media in Screening endpoints

Datasource: trapets

# Features - NEW
  • The data source Trapets (trapets) now supports adverseMedia in the listType for the screening endpoints. You can retrieve Adverse Media information both with the Organization Screening endpoint and the Persons Screening endpoint. Trapets provides global geographical coverage.

    Note

    adverseMedia is only available if you are using a production account. The feature is not available for sandbox accounts and a response error is returned instead.

All supported list types for screening

When requesting trapets data from the screening endpoint, you can choose among the following listType fields:

  • pep
  • sanction
  • adverseMedia (New feature)

# Roles endpoint mapping logic updated

Endpoint: roles

# Changes - UPDATE
  • Minor technical mapping adjustments to the values returned in the Roles endpoint.

# 08.06.2023

# Norway business register (NO-Brreg) added to Roles endpoint

Datasource: no-brreg

# Features - NEW
  • Datasource for Norway business register no-brreg is now available in the Roles endpoint. Customers can now fetch all the roles associated with an organisation using no-brreg.

All supported endpoints

You can use no-brreg in the following endpoints:


# 22.03.2023

# Surepay v2.0

Datasource: surepay

# Features - NEW
# Changes - UPDATE
  • Minor technical mapping adjustments to the existing Surepay integration.

Note

Existing clients using the Surepay integration will not be impacted.


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Last updated: 08/05/2024 11:49 UTC