What is Merit?

Merit is a verified identity ecosystem for trusted organizations and individuals seeking the benefits of interoperable digital credentials, known as merits. Merit’s mission is to

How can I renew or update my merit?

The organization that issued your merit is continuing to handle all renewals and updates.  You can find their contact information within their organization’s Merit page.

Virginia DPOR + Merit

Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (VA DPOR) and Merit have partnered together to provide digital copies of licenses in the Commonwealth.


BARBICIDE® has partnered with Merit to allow beauty professionals to quickly and efficiently search for and share their  BARBICIDE® certifications using Merit Lookup.

Merit Check-in gives organizations the tools for virtual check-ins during events, as well as digital waivers and credential screenings to verify the merits of those qualified to participate as part of their check-in experience.

The Member App is free and available on both iOS and Android devices. This app allows users who have claimed their profiles on Merit to view their profiles, manage their merits, and check-in, or allow organizations to verify merits.​