Emergency Services

Verified digital identity solutions for every phase of the disaster cycle

First responders and volunteers are critical to emergency responses, but states lose millions of dollars every year to due to untracked hours and disconnected systems. Merit can help.

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Ready to take your 214s digital?

Merit Verified Forms Engine integrates custom forms and verified data into your existing workflows, digitizing records and transforming cost-recovery efforts.

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Full-cycle efficiency with Merit

Replace patchwork paper-based processes

Accelerate responder credential verification

Secure disaster site boundaries

Simplify cost-recovery documentation

Document responder health and safety status


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How Merit Helps

Prevention and planning

Build response teams and verify credentials immediately and contactlessly at scale.


Enable agencies to work together more efficiently in crisis with a single method for verification. Connect thousands of emergency partners for mutual aid and merged capability views.


Manage spontaneous volunteers with full digital credentialing, with editing, updating, expiring, and revoking capabilities. Quantify recovery costs and unmet needs by tracking service hours.

Reporting for Reimbursement

Categorize and identify disaster response activity for faster cost recovery with real-time dashboards and custom reports using the Merit Verified Forms Engine.


Perform joint preliminary disaster assessments and identify mitigation opportunities.

Collaborate with agile credentials


Expand with your needs, fully supported by Merit’s Software with a Service delivery model.


Grant access to recipients for rapid sharing, verification, and permission management.


Work with existing systems across your organization and bridge data gaps across others.


Present all data on live dashboards that support all use cases.

Site Solutions for Emergencies

Secure disaster sites with Merit Check-in, real-time access control, reporting, and more.

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Medical Staffing Solutions

Implement personnel accountability with verified time-tracking for cost recovery and payroll.

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Verified digital credentials

How Merit works


How Merit Works for Organizations

Digital credentials issued directly from the authorizing agency, pre-verified and ready to use. Issue timely policy updates, notifications of suspensions, and reminders for expiration dates and renewals.

How Merit Works for Verifiers

Verify responder qualifications at a staging area, emergency operations center, command post, or camp. Replace paper sign-in sheets with the Merit Verified Forms Engine available on mobile, tablets, and desktop devices.

How Merit Works for Recipients

Emergency workers get 24/7 access to their credentials and can easily get verified at any staging area, emergency operations center, command post, camp, or even remotely.

Trusted organizations rely on Merit

Merit works with thousands of private, state, and municipal organizations to solve critical real-world problems across emergency services, professional licensing, workforce development, and more.

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