Become a Verified User - Building trust and security

Become a Verified User - Building trust and security

Become a Verified user on bidorbuy.co.za for a once off R100.00 (non-refundable) registration fee. 

bidorbuy will submit your details for an identity check, credit check and a fraud check. Approval is at bidorbuy's discretion, based on the outcome of the checks. The process can take up to 21 days.

Verified users get the following benefits:
  1. An icon next to your username, indicating that you are a Verified user
  2. Increased peace of mind for buyers through the bidorbuy Buyer protection programme
  3. Eligibility to become a Store on bidorbuy
 To become a verified user you must:
  1. Must be an approved advanced seller, to register for advanced seller status click here
  2. Have a valid South African identity document
  3. Complete the bidorbuy Verified user registration form
  4. Complete the indemnity form and email it to communitywatch@bidorbuy.co.za
  5. Copy the front page of your South African ID book and email it to communitywatch@bidorbuy.co.za
  6. Accept the Verified user agreement
Note: bidorbuy has outsourced the verification of identification documents, credit checks and criminal checks to LexisNexis Risk Management (I-Digital).
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