Can I verify my identity without an SSN or driver's license?

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Hello everyone,


I am currently about to launch my store called, and I do not have an SSN on hand. Is there a way I can prove identification without one, ideally not a driver's license. 


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Shopify Staff
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Hi @Rhino_TECH_shop,


If you're using Shopify Payments in the United States, you will be required to provide all 9 digits of your SSN/ ITIN as part of our verification process. You cannot bypass this or use a different form of identification instead. Do you not have a SSN you can provide? Are you a US citizen?

Victor | Social Care @ Shopify 
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