On the 1st January 2013, Pitney Bowes SA launched pbVerify – Online Credit, Trace and Deeds search services for small to medium sized enterprises (SME) on www.pbverify.co.za
pbVerify is a web-based system that was also designed to cater for Pitney Bowes’ pbSecure anti-fraud document security solution and is extremely feature-rich, providing businesses with instant access to various Credit check, Consumer trace and registrar information. The system was originally designed as an online credit vetting tool for businesses to do background credit checks and analysis of their debtors and prospective credit clients. Today the system features so much more, with added functionalities that include:
- Business registration verification through CIPRO
- Business Director verification through CIPRO
- Business VAT number verification through SARS
- Consumer ID verification through Home Affairs
- Deeds Search (seven different types)
The system offers credit bureau reports from three of South Africa’s largest credit bureaus, namely:
The credit bureau searches include:
- ID Verification
- Consumer Trace
- Consumer Credit Check
- Business Credit Check
pbVerify also boast with one of the most comprehensive Consumer Trace systems on the South African market, used by tracing agents and businesses to locate Consumers and Directors whom have defaulted.
Part of the pbVerify offering also includes an Application Programming Interface (API) access to ID verification data on the Pitney Bowes Information System (PBIS) SOAP server that can integrate with any application. This allows system integrators instant live access to XML ID verification data.
For more information on pbVerify or pbSecure, please contact Leon van der Merwe, Senior Solutions Consultant at Pitney Bowes South Africa on 011 516 9400