Merit ReadyNow

Merit’s contribution to the fight against COVID-19. Free digital credentialing and verification for health professionals. Get our heroes ready to work anywhere.

ReadyNow LP V3 (Demosntration purposes only)


No deployment, or support fees.

No burden to your staff.

Go live within days.


Any state agency, hospital, or volunteer organization can be onboarded and ready to issue and verify digital credentials within days. Eliminate administrative barriers and give professionals greater freedom to mobilize and provide support to areas of greatest need.

Contact us to get started if you are part of an organization issuing or verifying licenses for health professionals. The full Merit team is ready to help you go digital as quickly and easily as possible, with minimal resources from your staff.  

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Over 1,000 organizations dedicated to emergency response, professional licensing, occupational regulation, and workforce development rely on Merit, including:

  • The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency.
  • Volunteer Florida.
  • FEMA’s National CERT program.
  • University of Utah Health’s OnlineCERT training program.
  • Multiple branches of AmeriCorps and United Way.
"This pandemic has highlighted not only the immense need for a coordinated response to boost the capacity of our healthcare system, but also the ability to enable nationwide medical reciprocity at an accelerated pace in light of COVID-19. Doing so will help us deploy health professionals to their highest and best use as quickly as possible."
Jeff Colyer
Dr. Jeff Colyer
Chair of the National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services & Former Governor of Kansas
“Merit is changing the way that governments work by putting credentials in the palm of licensees' hands. Merit allows state governments, and companies to issue workforce certifications efficiently and effectively.”
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Phil Bryant
Former Governor of Mississippi
"Electronic credentials will help cut red tape and modernize what is currently an antiquated system. The innovative use of technology by a state agency to streamline and enhance its services to Virginia's citizens, consumers, workers, and industry is one of the reasons why our Commonwealth is the best place for business.”
Ralph Northam
Governor of Virginia
“Our joint partnership between the Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR) and Merit will provide a consistent, efficient platform for licensed professionals across the Commonwealth to use their hard-earned credentials. In doing so, we’re empowering Virginia’s strong and competent workforce.”
Mary Broz-Vaughan
Acting Director, Virginia Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation

Let's get started.

Contact us today and learn how to get your state agency, hospital system, or volunteer organization started.


About Merit

Merit is the verified identity ecosystem for government, businesses, and workers that lets everyone operate with the efficiency, trust, and transparency that comes with having universal mobility. By letting everyone access, track, and organize their licenses and credentials in real time, Merit is bringing personal and professional skills verification into the digital age.

Through a single, secure platform, Merit puts the power of trusted and verified credentials in the hands of professionals across the public and private sectors.

Read our ReadyNow launch press release.