Is verifying my ID secure?

The information you provide Airbnb during the Verified ID process is governed by our Privacy Policy and transmitted using SSL—the same secure encryption that websites use to transmit credit card numbers.

When we receive information from your driver’s license or passport, we store the number in a secure and encrypted form, so you should only have to verify your ID once. For countries with knowledge-based authentication, we don't store the questions or your answers.

Only a small number of authorized Airbnb employees are allowed access to your original documentation for troubleshooting or internal purposes.

Our third-party partners store information from the Verified ID process according to our written instructions and under our Privacy Policy.

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