Document Verification

National ID verification using iDocufy

With iDocufy you can verify any customer in the world using their government-issued identity document. 

We can analyse over 6,000 document types which includes driving licence, passport, national ID card, birth certificate, residence document, voter ID, permit, visa, vehicle registration, weapon licence, tribal identification, and beyond. iDocufy can verify any national identity document in the world.

How we verify a global identity document

1. Photo

Visual ID – The customer is asked to upload an image of their identity document for data capture and verification.

2. Document Data

Data Extraction – iDocufy extracts the information provided and cross-references this with information from the document.

ID Verification Document

3. Biographic Data

OCR – Our advanced OCR technology extracts the printed PII from the document to cross-reference against the results of the customer’s digital verification.

NFC – In the case of an ePassport, iDocufy cross-references the information provided with information from the e-chip scanned via NFC.

4. Classification

Issuer – The ID document is checked for a valid issuer and a valid issue type.

Image Tampering Checks

Examines a document image for evidence of tampering or digital manipulation for the purpose of fraudulent activity.

Layout Validation

Verifies that the layout (relative positions of features on the document) are within the normal area of the document.

Visible Security Features

Verifies that all security features in the visible spectrum are present and in the expected location on the document.

ID Verification Document

Overlay Pattern

Checks the document authenticity to verify the presence of a pattern on the document overlay and verifies the integrity of the document.

MRZ Crosscheck

Cross references document data, biographic data and classification data against the information contained in one or more visible or machine-readable fields.

Photo Printing

Verifies that a detailed photo printing technique was used and that the photo has not been substituted.

How it works


Customer uploads a photo of their identity document.


Images and data are processed instantly and securely in the cloud.


50+ forensic tests are performed on the document image in real-time.


Optional facial recognition match can be performed using BioMatch.

iDocufy provides a number of benefits when
performing global identity document verification

Analyses all visual and electronic data from any ID in the world in real-time. Authenticates via the largest database in the world, which recognises over 6,000 types of identification.

6,000 Document Types

Verify over 6,000 document types across the globe.

Real-time Results

Automated and real-time decision engine.

Cost Savings

Saving time and thus reducing onboarding costs.

Reducing Errors

Reducing friction and eliminating manual errors.

Passport Verification Mobile UI

Request a free, no obligation
iDocufy demo.

iDocufy can verify any national identity document that exists. Book a demo to see it in action.

Reasons to use iDocufy for ID verification

Easily integrated and customer-friendly with great UX that increases onboarding and revenues. An automated solution that offers the most accurate way to prevent fraud.


✔ KYC/AML compliance
✔ Proof of Address (POA)
✔ Account opening
✔ Document verification
✔ KYB compliance
✔ Fraud prevention

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