How long does it take for Airbnb to verify government ID?
How long does it take for Airbnb to verify identity? Airbnb identity verification can take up to 24 hours. But usually an Airbnb account is approved within hours. You can also check your verification status in the verification tab of your profile.
Do you need to verify your identity on Airbnb?
Hosts can ask guests to go through Airbnb’s verified identification process. To require a verified ID, you must first verify your own ID. To set booking conditions: Go to the Booking Conditions page.
What is Government Identity Verification?
Identity verification works hard behind the scenes to ensure that only valid identity documents are recognized. It analyzes the alphanumeric data and other unique information contained in an identity document to verify the validity of the document.
Is it OK to upload ID to Airbnb?
By providing your credentials, you help build trust in the Airbnb community. When asked to confirm your identity, you will need to add either your legal name and address or a photo of a government ID (driver’s license, passport or national ID card).
How to bypass Airbnb verification?
You have several options:
- Use Airbnb without a verified ID. While many hosts explicitly require it, there are still some that don’t.
- Use an online service that doesn’t verify IDs, like VRBO or 9flats.
- Go old fashioned and use a regular classifieds website, such as Craigslist.
Why do I need to upload my ID to Airbnb?
Hosts may require their guests to provide government ID in order to book their listing or experience. And sometimes we’ll ask for ID to help us verify that someone is who they say they are. Whatever the reason, your ID will never be shared with anyone else who uses Airbnb.
Is it safe to upload ID to Airbnb?
We never share your ID with anyone using Airbnb. We do not provide Hosts with your photo ID, the photo you take of yourself as part of ID verification, or your address.