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FAQs About ID.me and Claimant Identity Verification

Who is ID.me?

ID.me is our federally certified partner for secure digital identity verification. ID.me helps make sure you’re you – and not someone pretending to you be you – when you apply for unemployment insurance. Claimants who are sent an email and letter from the Idaho Department of Labor about identity verification are required to verify their identity through the ID.me application, which can be accessed online with a laptop, desktop computer or cell phone.

What would happen if I chose not to verify my identity through ID.me?

If you fail to verify your identity through ID.me, your application will have an issue that prevent payment and your benefits will remain denied indefinitely.

Does ID.me keep my information secure?           

ID.me uses bank grade security infrastructure and federally compliant information protection practices to safeguard your data.

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