This page covers our identity attestation tool and how you can use it to link your human identity to your crypto wallet.
Step 1: Create key pair
Go to otoco.io and connect with the wallet you used to spin up your onchain LLC. You should see a prompt like this:
Click “Authenticate” and you will see two successive signing requests via Metamask, a first one to generate a key pair and the second one to validate ownership of your public key. Sign both.
Step 2: Access account settings
Click on your wallet address top right and select "My account settings”.
The screen that follows lets you check messages, add credentials and change your account settings.
Select “Credentials” from the horizontal menu and click the Identity Attestation icon. The following modale will pop up:
You now have two optional fields:
In the Petitioner field, you can add the name of who is requesting your attestation. Ideally, you would use this field to paste a unique code your Petitioner has sent you in advance. In our example we use TradFin Bank as the code Petitioner has asked us to use. That way, Petitioner can be sure that only the recipient of the unique code could have generated the Credential, since it will show this unique code in the Details section of the Proof (see below).
You can also add a subject line for ease of reference, e.g. “My ID”. This may be useful if you issue multiple credentials, all of which will be securely stored on IPFS and accessible via the OtoCo dash.
Click “Store Credential”. You will be asked to sign a message on Metamask. Once signed, you will see that a credential has been issued using your public wallet address (in our example, the wallet ending in 99A7E):
Step 3: Have your credential validated
Click on the Download button and you will see a PDF similar to the one below, showing the unique identifier for the credential, what type of credential, who is the issuer, when it has been issued and when it is set to expire. For now, we set the default expiry at 1 month.
Under the heading “Proof”, you will find more details about the type, date and value of the proof created.