Here are various definitions & types of identity verification being used today. VerificationsCanada uses many of the following procedures.

Identity verification

Automatic identification of individuals by using a persons physiological & behavioral characteristic ; negative identification can only be achieved with biometric identification ;pin or password and reproduced but biometric identification cannot .

Biometric identification act of terrorism or terrorist act

The calculated use of violence or the threat of violence against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature this is done through extortion or coercion or instilling fear .

Automatic face recognition face recognition facial recognition

Biometric identification by scanning a person's face imagine it against a library of known faces they use face recognition to spot known extremists .


Biometric identification by automatically examining a person's fingerprints electronically.

Iris scanning

Biometric identification by scanning the iris of the eye the composition of the iris because it is very distinctive.

Signature recognition

Biometric identification by inevitably scanning a person’s signature and matching it electronically aligned with a library of known signatures.

Retinal scanning

Biometric identification by searching the retina of the eye identification by retinal scan is complicated bye I movements.


biometric identification by electronically recording a graphically characterizing a person's voice prints are distinctively characteristic of specific speakers.


Evidence of identity something that recognizes a person or thing.