A recipient verification system including a band having a pocket coupled to a strap. The pocket includes a first layer opposite a second layer. Seals are formed between the second layer and opposing side edges of the first layer to form an interior region. An end seal is formed adjacent a trailing end of the first layer and a liner covered adhesive coating is provided along an inner face of one of the layers. In an open arrangement, the liner is disposed over the adhesive coating, and a leading end of the first layer is free of the second layer to define an opening to the interior. In a closed arrangement, the liner is removed. The system can further include a separated insert. In an assembly state, the insert is insertable into the interior pocket, and a positive identification state, the insert is permanently affixed to the pocket.