A leading and secure face verification service


Tencent Cloud FaceID is a face verification service kit offering a rich set of authentication features, such as liveness detection and 1:1 face comparison, meeting identity verification needs in industries such as finance and insurance.

Leading Algorithms

Tencent Cloud's face recognition algorithms have set records in multiple international competitions. Its facial recognition accuracy achieved a world record of 99.80% during LFW in 2017.

Security and Reliability

Liveness detection helps guard against spoofed images, videos, and static 3D models. FaceID leverages Tencent’s years of security practices and big data capabilities to protect your business.

Comprehensive Functionality

In addition to face detection and recognition, FaceID also provides statistics and billing data collection services to help you respond to verification problems promptly.

Liveness Detection

Liveness detection can meet the high security requirements of facial recognition in different verification scenarios. It can guard against spoofed images, videos, and static 3D models. Currently, it supports lip movement, motion and silent live detection.

1:1 Face Comparison

Face comparison can calculate the similarity of two faces based on facial features to automatically verify the identity. It leverages the large-scale face datasets collected by Tencent's social networking platforms, while tapping into technologies such as high-dimensional LBP, PCA, LDA and Bayesian networks, metric learning, transfer learning, and deep learning. With an accuracy rate of 99.80% as tested during LFW in 2017, it supports face detection and recognition in multiple scenarios regardless of age, posture or lighting conditions.


Typical scenarios: Bank account opening, insurance verification, etc.

ID card recognition can be used in industries such as banking and securities where customer identity must be verified for remote account opening and money transfer. It helps banks reduce labor costs and improve customer experience. Commercial insurance companies may face the situation where the identity of the insured cannot be verified as he or she cannot be present due to illness, age, etc. FaceID provides remote face verification services to effectively prevent insurance fraud and other risks.

Typical scenarios: Internet access in internet cafés, hotel check-in, etc.

As per laws and regulations, identity registration is required in places such as internet cafés. In this case, the receptionist can call Tencent Cloud FaceID services to complete customer identity verification and registration before granting any internet access.

Typical scenarios: SIM card registration, activation, etc.

To help customers register for online services, carriers can use FaceID to provide them with remote identity verification. Once verified, customers can access online self-service.


FaceID is pay-as-you-go. API calls of the current month will be billed at the corresponding tier price between the 1st to 3rd day of the next month. To learn how to identify successful API calls, see FaceID Error Codes.

When the total number of monthly API calls hits the next pricing tier, all calls will be billed at the new unit price. The higher the tier, the lower the unit price. For more information, see Billing Overview.