Frequently Asked Questions


How much does it cost to become a WebPicID Member?

       $25.00 + Tax 1.25 $26.25 a year $10.00 is  paid to the Agent.     

How much does it cost to use WebPicID Family Protection?

       $20.00 + Tax 1.00 $21.00  a  year $10.00 to the Agent.     

How much does it cost to use Safe Purchase?

       There is no charge.

How much does it cost to make a deposit at a bank branch that WebPicID deals with?

       There is no charge.    

       Members are responsible for bank charges associated with their deposit.     

What is the minimum deposit amount?

      We do not set a minimum deposit amount.

      Membership is $26.25 plus bank charges of $1.25.

      It is suggested that the first deposit should be at least $30.00.

      If you intend to make a Safe Purchase or to give children an allowance, then add more funds.

     We recommend deposits be made in paper cash.

       Most banks have a charge for coin deposits.     

How much to sign up a Merchant?

       Employee Memberships cost $25.00 a year.            

       Annual fees

       Proprietorship                            $100.00

       Partnership                                 $200.00

      Limited company                        $300.00

      Charity or Non-Profit                 $400.00

      City Government                        $700.00

     Government Department          $800.00

     State/Prov  Government            $900.00 

     Publicly traded  companies   $1,000.00

How much is the Merchant Identity Theft Fraud Loss Reduction fee? 

     30% of the amount reduced.

What is Fraud Victim Fraud Contact Cost; FVCC?

     Fraud victims spend an average of 300 hours trying to resolve a fraud.

     We estimate at least  2% of this time, 6 hours, is spent on contacting the vendor.     

     The FVCC cost per fraud is 6 x $10.00; $60.00.

What would a Merchant save using WebPicID?

     The fraud rate is 2%

.    $20,000.00 for each million sold.     

     The average sale amount is $50.00.

     400 frauds cost $24,000.00 in FVCC. 

     A 50% reduction in fraud losses would save $10,000.00 in fraud losses.   

     A 50% reduction in FVCC would save $12,000.00 in fraud operating costs.     

WebPicID charges 30% on the fraud reduction, $3,000.00.     

    There is no fee to verify and authorize a sale.

     There is no fee on the FVCC.

    The net saving is $19,000.00 for each $1 million in sales.

What does the witness, Agent for WebPicID do?

          The witness Acts as an Agent for WebPicID.

          Looks at the New Member’s identity documents         

          Looks at the information entered on the Identification Document and Agent Affirmation page. 

         Affirms the information in the documents and the information provided on the page match.

         When the Agent presses I AFFIRM; this concludes the Act of Agency.         

         Is the Agent paid to do this?

     Yes, the Agent fee credited to the Agent's WebPicID account.

What is the minimum age for Acting as an Agent?

        Anyone who is at least 13 years old can Act as an Agent for WebPicID with parental approval.

       Can individuals under 18 years old use Safe Purchase?

       Yes if your Parent has signed up for Family Protection.

      The Parent must give you funds to spend.

       All items purchased for a minor by WebPicID are sent to the Parent.

Can I use Secure Message to save confidential documents and pictures?

       Yes. Create a MEssage and attach anything you like. Send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Why is Secure Message secure? 

        The sender must verify their identity before sending a Secure Message.

        The recipient must verify their identity before reading a Secure Message.     

Please send any questions via Secure Message to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.;         

We will answer the question and let the Members add their comments.

      All questions will receive a response.


Email Addresses to be used

           This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Safe Purchase

          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Child Purchase weekly or monthly limit

          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. WebPicID account

          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Security department

          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Frequently asked questions

          This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Report a deposit