Verification and how do I get verified?

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Verification on Polywork is simply a verification of identity- in simple words, making sure that who you are on Polywork is really you in real life. 

As part of the verification process, Polywork utilizes Passbase as a third-party vendor that provides KYC-level verification services, including the encryption and storage of the data necessary to verify your identity. More information can be found here (there's also a link on the page for their full privacy policy).


How to get verified

To get verified, click on the verification icon on your profile page (or reach out to

The icon may appear greyed out:


 or light purple:


By clicking on the icon, you will either be prompted to post more Highlights (greyed-out icon) or you will be able to submit your verification application (light purple icon).

Those with 5 or more Highlights will be able to submit the application right away.

Please note that automatically generated Highlights, that are added to your profile timeline upon adding a job position, do not count against the total of 5. 

If you are eligible to apply, you will see:


Click on Submit verification request and submit the information in the form that opens in a new tab.

After you submit your verification request, our team will be in touch with you. Please be patient with us getting back to you as the volume is high at times.