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pbVerify Data Integration APIs

The pbVerify APIs (Application Programming Interface) feature super-fast 24/7 connectivity to the pbVerify Information System (PBIS) Services. This interface allows businesses and integrators to integrate with existing applications and web-forms to retrieve verified data on individuals and businesses using XML formatted data over secure SOAP connections.

ID Verification

pbVerify Identity Verification API

The number one, super-reliable, super fast ID verification API in South Africa.

This API service provides an efficient and fast way to verify any South African identity against Home Affairs data.

  • Identity Verification API Features

    Validity of ID number.

    Validity is verified against the database (not only by checksum values).

    Forenames (first names). First names string returned.

    Surname.

    Date of Birth (DOB).

    Gender.

    Citizenship. South African or Foreign.

    Alive/Deceased status.

Identity to Contact Verification

pbVerify Adresss and Contact verification API - South Africa

Retrieve the address & contact details associated with a South African ID number.

This API service provides an efficient and fast way to retrieve the last known contact information of a consumer against their South African ID number.

  • Identity to Contact Verification Features

    Validity of ID number.

    Full identity verification.

    Address – Date of last update.

    Address. Last known address.

    Telephone number - Date of last update.

    Telephone number. Last known mobile phone number.

Contact to Identity

pbVerify ID to Mobile Number- South Africa

Retrieve the identity credentials of a consumer from a mobile number.

This unique API service does a reverse lookup on our trace data to obtain identity credentials from a mobile contact number.

  • Contact to Identity API Features

    The input data is a South African mobile number.

    The output data is the associated identity credentials (ID number and verified identity data) of South African consumers.

Bank Account Verification

pbVerify Bank Account Verification - South Africa

Online, real-time verification of bank accounts for all major South African banks.


This popular API provides verified bank account and bank account information through the AVS system and is a popular integration with payment systems, debit order vetting systems, web-forms and account vetting systems.

  • Bank Account Verification API Features

    The identity credentials of consumers are matched to their given bank account details.

    Account types are matched.

    It is verified with the bank whether the account is set to not accept debit orders. This is particularly handy when vetting debit order customers.

    Confirmation is given whether the account is open and whether it has been open for longer than three months.

Consumer Credit Report

pbVerify Consumer Credit Report API - South Africa

Integrate consumer credit data directly into your application.


This API service provides the latest credit bureau data on South African consumers.

  • Consumer Credit Report API Features

    Basic, Standard and Premium credit bureau report.

    A scalable, in-depth credit bureau report with structured adverse (judgements, listings, debt review), Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC) company directorships, property owned (Deeds) and verified identity information of South African consumers.

    CPA data (accounts, credit cards, facilities, payment history) and credit score data available in the premium report API to CPA members.

    The service retrieves a comprehensive credit report with adverse listings (judgements, default listings, debt review) and CPA information for CPA members.

Commercial Credit Report

pbVerify Commercial Credit check API - South Africa

Integrate commercial credit data directly into your vetting application.


This API service provides the latest credit bureau data on commercial South African businesses.

  • Commercial Credit Report API Features

    The service retrieves adverse listings (judgements, default listings, debt review and other adverse data) from credit bureau data on commercial companies and the directors of the companies.

    A unique summary with adverse indicators on all directors of the company provides for quick insight into the credit health of the business and all of its directors.

CIPC Company and Director Verification

pbVerify CIPC Company and Director verification API - South Africa

Integrate the latest CIPC data into your business vetting, accounting or online on-boarding system.


A per-transaction based system that does a reverse lookup on our CIPC database from a company registration number, a company name, or a partial company name.

  • CIPC Company and Director verification API Features

    Input a company registration number, a company name, or a partial company name and access the latest CIPC business registration information on that company, including a full history of active and inactive directorships.

    Input a south African ID number to access the latest CIPC directorship information associated with the ID number of the director. Use this to cross-reference directors that may have a stake in multiple businesses.













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