Reference

Development resources for the SheerID REST API and JavaScript library.

API Reference

For an introduction to the SheerID REST API, take a look at REST API.

For the complete reference, see:

JavaScript Library Reference

For an introduction to the SheerID Javascript library, take a look at our JavaScript Library getting started guide.

For details on the available functions and methods, see: JavaScript Library Reference

Flow Diagrams

Verification flows conform to the same basic principles, regardless of the segment. However, certain steps may vary slightly, as information requirements are different from segment to segment. The diagrams below show the specific flow diagrams for segments supported by the SheerID self-service app and corresponding 2.0 JavaScript and REST APIs.

US Student

Verify US college student status from our data sources including over 20 million students.

Student Flow

Military

Verify active military, veterans and retirees in the US from our database of over 28 million.

Military Flow

Senior (Age Verification)

Verify US seniors from our data sources including over 108 million US persons over 50. Available for any age over 18.

Senior Flow

First Responder

Verify First Responders from our database of over 1.5 million police, EMTs, and firefighters in the US.

First Responder Flow

Teacher

Verify users from our database of over 3 million teachers and 1 million faculty members at institutions of higher learning.

Teacher Flow

Medical Professional

Verify Medical Professionals from our database of over 4 million registered nurses in the US.

Medical Professional Flow