Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2019
Nov. 14, 2019
Cover [Abstract]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
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 Yes  
Entity File Number 001-38945  
Entity Tax Identification Number 46-2348863  
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 IL  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 60631  
City Area Code 312  
Local Phone Number 288-0073  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, Par Value $0.001 per share  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false