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The following fields can be sent as part of a request. For any check to be carried out, at least the 'forename' and 'surname' fields must be provided.

Parameter

Description

Notes

current_address

Single object containing the current address for the person. The subfields 'city', 'country', 'first_date_of_residence', 'postcode', 'premise' and 'street' are available.

Residence dates are provided in the MM/YYYY format.

day_of_birth

The day of the year the person was born

Partial dates of birth are allowed if the full information is not available

month_of_birth

The month the person was born

year_of_birth

The year the person was born

driving_license

Single object containing one field, 'number' - the driving license number

forename

The persons first name

gender

The persons gender

national_insurance

Single object containing one field, 'number' - the persons National Insurance number

passport

Single object containing the following fields: 'day_of_expiry', 'month_of_expiry', 'number' and 'year_of_expiry'

previous_addresses

Array of objects representing known previous addresses. Fields are the same as for 'current_address'

reference

User-defined field, can be set to any string

The reference is stored alongside each check to allow tagging, client-provided reference numbers or similar

surname

The persons surname

title

Any known title for the person

'Mr', 'Ms' etc