We created the Verified ID process to build trust in our community and give you more information when you're deciding who to host or stay with on Airbnb.
Verified ID works by connecting your Airbnb profile with other sources of information about you. During the Verified ID process, we may ask you to:
You might be required to complete Verified ID under certain circumstances. For example, hosts can require guests to complete Verified ID before they make a reservation request.
To start Verified ID from your computer, first make sure you have the latest version of your Internet browser installed. Then, visit airbnb.com/verify and click the Verify Me button. We'll guide you through each step.
To start the Verified ID process from Airbnb's Android or iOS app:
When you've completed Verified ID, you'll earn a badge on your profile. Many hosts and guests look for this badge when deciding whether to host or stay with someone:
Hosts and guests alike tell us they find Verified ID useful when deciding who to interact with on Airbnb, but it's not an endorsement or guarantee of someone's identity.