API overview

# Before you start

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# Accessing REST services

If you want to use one of our REST APIs, refer to our documentation on how to access Signicat REST services.

# Identity verification

Digital identity verification and regulatory compliant onboarding of users

Assure API
The Assure API is a single point of integration for performing Customer Due Diligence/ KYC processes.

# Authentication

Create user-friendly and secure authentication experiences

Authentication API
Single point of integration to the largest hub of trusted identity methods
SignicatID (SCID)
SignicatID is an authentication ecosystem and a user store

# Electronic signing

Digitalize your contract processes with our regulatory compliant electronic signing solution

The DocumentService API is used for creating and manipulating document orders for document-centric services.
PackagingService API
The API is used for packaging one or multiple signed documents into a PDF (or another format)
ArchiveService API
The ArchiveService API can be used to access signed documents that are stored in Signicat's archive.
SealingService API
The SealingService API is used to securely seal a document.

# Registry lookups

Signicat's registry lookup services allow you to validate data from your customers, both natural persons and organizations.


The APIs below return non-normalized data and are being phased out, so we recommend that you integrate towards our normalized service if you are building a new integration. Normalized information services are only available on Signicat Express; to read more about them, refer to the Express documentation (opens new window).

Identification for businesses via iDIN and the Dutch Chamber of Commerce
Verify a person's legal rights within a Dutch company (for example, signing rights).
Trapets API
Screen your customers against sanctions, OFAC and PEP lists for KYC purposes.
SurePay API
Verify ownership of bank accounts in the Netherlands.
Last updated: 5/11/2021, 12:20:13 PM