Shopify ID verification for me or my father on Shopify Payments

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My father made an account on my behalf, but now when it asks me for identity verification for shopify paymnets, it does so under my name not my fathers. Therefore it is impossible for me to complete verification. Can i send a photo of my fathers ID (since we share the same surname)?

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Hi @alexcotzias,


Nick here from Shopify. Good question! 


With an instance like this, if the account representative is your father, then it would need to be his ID here, not yours. Just to make sure he is aware and ok with it, keeping in mind possible tax implications if you are a US based account. You would need to use your fathers ID to complete the verification here. You can see the help guide Shopify has on this with more information here. Let me know if you have any other questions about this! 


I have also moved this post to it's own topic in the community as it warrants one in case anyone else has the same question. 


All the best, Nick

Nick | Community Moderator @ Shopify
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