Workers often need access to Verification Letters to prove that they have a valid employment contracts.
We want employees to have access to an instant verification letter regardless of their contract type.
In this article:
What is a verification letter and what is it used for?
Worker verification letters can be used as proof of income and contract status for official applications.
Typically, this is used for applications for mortgages, loans, and tenancy agreements.
The verification letter can be downloaded as a PDF.
These letters give you a basic, official document from your employer to verify your contract status, start date, job title, compensation, and other details.
While all contractor agreements can receive a verification letter, there are slightly different versions for Fixed Rate, Pay As You Go, or Milestone contracts.
How to download a verification letter
Contractors can select the (1) Compliance & Documents tab of the Deel home page, and click (2) Download worker verification letter.
The verification letter will be downloaded as a PDF.
It's that easy!
You can download a verification letter for each organization and each contract that exists on the Deel platform.
[ACCORDION] What does a standard verification letter look like?
[ACCORDION] Can I download a verification for a contract that is no longer active?
Yes, you can download a verification letter for a terminated contract.
Letters for old contracts will include a Completion Date field, and the language will be in the past tense.
[ACCORDION] What information is included in the standard verification letter?
Standard fields for all contractor contract types include:
- Entity name and address
- Contractor name
- Contract type
- Contract Start Date
- Contract status
- Contract End Date (if applicable)
- Signatory name and contact information
Additional details on the letter will vary slightly depending on the contract type.
For Fixed Contracts:
- Payment Frequency
- Payment Amount
For Pay As You Go Contracts:
- Payment Frequency
- Average Monthly Payments
For Milestone Contracts:
- Number of completed payments for projects in the last year
[ACCORDION] Why don't I see a verification letter available to download?
Clients must first turn on the Enable Verification Letter toggle in order for contractors to download the verification letter on the Deel app.
Clients can turn on the verification letters from their Organization Settings tab.
[ACCORDION] What if I have multiple contracts or multiple clients?
Contractors will see a different verification letter per contract in their settings, meaning a different PDF verification letter can be downloaded for each contract and each organization on Deel.