# Quick start guide
Learn how to monitor or verify information about natural persons or organizations in just a few steps. Refer to our API reference for detailed information about all the available endpoints and properties.
# Before you start
If you don't have an account already, you have to create a free Signicat account.
# Monitoring or lookups
If you want to monitor information about users as it changes over time (e.g. when they change addresses), use the Monitoring tab of the guide. If you just want to validate information about a person or organization, use the Lookup tab.