What is Singpass verification?

Singpass is every Singapore citizens’ and residents’ trusted digital identity for convenient and secure access to various digital services. On Outside, connecting your account with Singpass allows you to quickly boost your credibility and profile strength as a great first step in building trust with others.

What will I need for Singpass verification? 

To qualify for Outside’s Singpass verification, you will need to have an existing Singpass account. For more information on qualifying for a Singpass account and how to register for one, do refer to the link here.

How do I verify my account on Outside using Singpass? 

Users can verify their identities by using the MyInfo service (login via SingPass). Follow these steps to verify your identity:

  1. Under the profile tab, select “Singpass”, “Retrieve MyInfo”, then “Verify identity via Singpass”. You will be redirected to log in to your Singpass account. 
  2. Singpass will request for permission to retrieve your basic information such as NRIC, Name, Sex, Date of Birth. Email, Mobile Number, and Registered Address. 
  3. You will also have to provide consent to share the data with Outside App to proceed. 
  4. Once done, your profile page should reflect a red tick beside the Singpass icon. 

Why should I verify my identity? 

At Outside, we’re continuously looking at ways to improve the security of our marketplace. Singpass identity verifications help us to create a trusted marketplace that protects our users against fraudulent behaviour when using the app.