Florida Identity Verification with ID.Me

Florida CONNECT Identity Verification with ID.Me

The state of Florida has revamped how to verify your identity for unemployment benefits payments for the Florida CONNECT reemployment benefits system.

Due to rampant unemployment fraud, the state created new verification of identity of unemployment claims.

It started requiring mandatory identity verification for new unemployment claims, and in many cases requiring open claims to verify, or re-verify their identity to the Florida CONNECT Unemployment Insurance Online reemployment benefits system.

Understandably this still had some exposed weakness like identity verification in Vegas Vacation.

How do I register for Florida EDD Identity Verification with Id.Me?

You will need to start a session at https://api.id.me/en/session/new

You will need:

  • An email address that you have full and ideally sole access too
  • Smart phone with camera
  • Computer or laptop is optional
  • You will also need your form of identification acceptable forms of identification are
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Check out this quick video below.

How do I upload identification documents to ID.me?

First get all of your pieces of documentation ready for your video call, so you can get this process over with as soon as possible.

After ID.me verification you may need to reset you account pin.


See attached PDF guide below if you still have questions.

Career Purgatory is not associated with the State of Florida, CONNECT, or Id.Me.