Yoti age verification – What it is and how it benefits you

Here at Vivastreet, offering a safe and trusted service for our users is of paramount importance, which is why we have partnered with Yoti’s verification service to encourage our users to age verify their accounts.

This means that if you’re an independent professional with an advert in an adult-related category you can now have an official age verified ad, to validate that you’re over the age of 18.

If you have an account with us and would like your ad to be Yoti age verified, then watch our ‘How to set up your Yoti account with Vivastreet’ here.

Alternatively, you can learn more about Yoti, its benefits, and a comprehensive step by step on how to make your Vivastreet account Yoti age verified, below.


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Yoti – A background

Founded in 2004, Yoti is a global identity platform that gives organisations and businesses the ability to age verify individuals.

A free service, Yoti age verification is a simple and fast way to prove your identity online and in person.

Yoti helps you keep your personal details private with advanced encryption that is scrambled and stored securely.

The platform keeps your digital identity safe, preventing identity theft, fraud and data breaches.

Yoti works to ensure businesses are following regulations and acting responsibly.

Yoti is a free platform that you can download on a mobile phone, laptop or desktop.

Importantly, Yoti cannot sell your data to third parties or share any details without your approval.

If you wish to understand more about Yoti and the services they provide, further information can be found directly on their website.

Creating a Yoti account is the first step to having an age-verified account on Vivastreet. Below is a step by step guide on how you can create a Yoti account.

How to set up a Yoti account

Step 1: Download and launch the Yoti app. You can find the app in your App or Play Store, by searching ‘Yoti’. Once downloaded, open the app.

Step 2: On the first screen, tap the ‘Create my Yoti’ button
Step 3: Confirm your country of residence
Step 4: Confirm your age
Step 5: Read the T&Cs regarding your biometrics before tapping ‘I understand and consent’ and confirming your approval

Step 6: Read the T&Cs regarding your data before tapping ‘Agree and continue’
Step 7: Tap ‘Get started’ to begin entering your details
Step 8: Enter your mobile number to receive a verification code

Step 9: Once you have received it, enter the code and tap ‘Verify’
Step 10: Create a 5 digit PIN to log in to the app. You will need to re-enter the pin

Step 11: You have now completed phase one of Yoti verification. All the info you’ve entered so far has now been saved

Great, you have successfully created and verified your Yoti account.

The next thing to do is to verify your Vivastreet profile with Yoti, which can be found in our guide below. Staying safe as an escort.


Creating a Yoti age verification id

                                                                                                                             Source: yoti.com

Vivastreet & Yoti

At Vivastreet, we want to create a more secure and trusted environment for our users. Therefore we recommend that all users advertising in our adult categories, specifically escort & massage, gay escorts, and trans escorts categories, age verify their ads.

So why do we think you should have an age-verified ad?

Benefits of a Yoti verified ad

There are many benefits to having a Yoti age verified ad. Having a Yoti verified ad will mean that:

  • Your ad will appear to be more trustworthy to potential customers
  • Your ad will stand out amongst thousands of ads with an official Yoti age verified badge
  • You will be able to use your Yoti verification ID online and in-person in other places (such as bars, websites and any other establishments which require ID)
  • You will be protecting both yourself and your potential customer
  • You will be helping to support our mission to protect our users’ safety
  • You will have access to our new multi repost feature

Ads that are verified get 20% more visibility than ads that are not verified.

How to verify your Vivastreet profile with Yoti

Now that you understand the benefits of having a Yoti verified ad, here are the steps for linking your Yoti account to verify with Vivastreet. Follow these simple steps:

Step 1.
Go to the Vivastreet website


Step 2. Login to your account, entering your email address and password


Step 3. Go to the ‘Manage my Ads’ section. A verification banner will appear under your account

Step 4. Press ‘Verify Now’ and click ‘Continue’ to proceed


Step 5. If you have successfully completed your Yoti account – then you will just need to click on the ‘continue’ button

Step 6.
You will receive a notification requesting permission for age confirmation and that you are over 18. Thereafter, open the Yoti app on your phone, click on “Scan code” and point it to the QR code on our website. 

Step 8: Next, you will receive a notification on your account.


Congratulations, your profile is now Yoti age verified.

That’s it – you are now age verified on Vivastreet and your business will be more trustworthy amongst the community.

Enjoy the benefits of being Yoti verified on Vivastreet.

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