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What is ID.me and Student ID?

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You may have seen a ‘Verify with ID.me’ or a ‘Student ID’ button on a website where you were shopping. ID.me helps you prove your identity across multiple websites. It serves the same purpose as the physical ID cards you carry in your wallet — but for the internet.

Student ID, powered by ID.me, allows you to easily prove that you are a college student online.

Browse the complete list of student discounts on ID.me Shop. Apply the discount wherever you see the ‘Verify with ID.me’ or ‘Student ID’ button — typically at checkout.

Am I eligible?

The following segments of the student community are eligible for Student ID.

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College Students

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University Students

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Community College Students

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Technical College Students

How do I verify my student status?

ID.me offers two options for verifying your student status. Discover which option is best for you.

Student Records

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Enter your name, school, year of graduation, and last four digits of your SSN to verify your college enrollment.

Document Upload

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Upload images of official documents to verify student status. The ID.me team reviews document uploads within 60 seconds at a secure U.S.-based facility.

This is great! Where can I use Student ID to get student discounts?

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Finding student discounts has never been easier. Visit ID.me Shop to browse top brands and discover our most popular deals.

Apply student discounts to your purchase at any website with a ‘Verify with ID.me’ or ‘Student ID’ button.

Keeping your information safe

ID.me is a digital platform that helps people like you easily prove your identity so you can access online services and benefits online. This is to help make sure you’re you--and not someone pretending to be you.

ID.me provides the strongest identity verification system available to prevent fraud and identity theft. We use bank-grade encryption to keep your personal information safe. And you control which services and businesses you share your information with, always giving your explicit consent.

Hundreds of well-known private-sector companies (like Linkedin, Ford, and USAA) and government agencies (like the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs and the California DMV) have also chosen ID.me to help keep their customers’ personal information safe.

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