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Introducing your AML friend - Propertymark Passport

Tuesday 02 October 2018

Can you honestly say that you’re fully trained in authenticating numerous types of identity documents from across the globe? Nope, didn't think so.

This is where Propertymark Passport can help.

Understanding anti-money laundering regulations is now an every day part of running an auctioneering business, and it's essential to carry out ID checks to ensure that you comply with the law. However, it's easier said than done, as knowing whether an ID is genuine isn't always easy. Using biometric checks like those used at UK Border Control, our specialist tool - Propertymark Passport - will help you assess the authenticity of identity documents, regardless of their type or country of origin. 

To start using Propertymark Passport register for an account at

If you have any questions or would like any further information, you can contact the Propertymark Passport team on

Hundreds of agents are already signed up and finding out first-hand how this exclusive member benefit can take the strain of AML identity checks, so don't get left behind, sign up for your account today!

Watch the video below to see what Propertymark Passport is, how it works and how it can help your business stay compliant: