Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2019
Aug. 08, 2019
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Jun. 30, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Entity Registrant Name Vericity, Inc.  
Trading Symbol VERY  
Entity Central Index Key 0001575434  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   14,875,000
Entity Current Reporting Status No  
Entity File Number 001-38945  
Entity Tax Identification Number 462348863  
Entity Address, Address Line One 8700 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 900S  
Entity Address, City or Town Chicago  
Entity Address, State or Province Illinois  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 60631  
City Area Code 312  
Local Phone Number 288-0073