Identity, Personal & Citizenship



TIME from receipt of request by GRVS

KYC Online

Proof of address verification

2 business hours

Asylum Seeker and Refugee Permit

Verify the validity of the Asylum Seeker and Refugee Permit.

12 business days


Confirm whether an individual has South African citizenship.

2 business hours

ID Number Validation

Confirm that the ID number is a valid SA ID number.

2 business hours

ID Verification

To confirm that the ID number provided does in fact belong to the individual.

2 business hours

ID Verification with


To confirm whether the name, surname and ID number supplied, match the details returned, and additionally include a photo of whom the ID number belongs to, if available.

2 business hours


To confirm whether an individual who has obtained citizenship for South Africa, was previously a citizen of another country.

12 business days

Passport Match

To confirm the passport is valid as per the Department of Home Affairs.

12 business days

Permanent Residency

Permit Verify the validity of the Permanent Residency Permit.

12 business days

Visa Verification

Verify the validity of a temporary permit

12 business days

Deceased Status

Confirmation on whether an individual is listed with the Department of Home Affairs as deceased or alive.

2 business days

Marital Status

Verifies an individuals marital status as registered by the Department of Home Affairs in South Africa.

2 business hours

Character Reference

Reference done on an individuals character, strengths, and weaknesses.

3 business days

Birth Certificate

Specifies both parents details including their identity numbers, full names, city of birth and citizenship. This can prevent incidences of fraud and human trafficking

Country Dependent

Death Certificate

Confirms the authenticity of the Death Certificate

Country Dependent

MRZ Passport Validation

Compares the descriptor details of the passport to the MRZ code as a means of validating the passport.

Country Dependent


Verification Confirms the passport is valid as per the in-country issuing authority

Country Dependent

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044 – 874 4256  / 083 463 4010