Driving Licence Verification

Driving licence verification using iDocufy

Many customers are now required to verify driving licences in order to create an account. 

iDocufy is able to analyse and authenticate the data from over 6,000 different types of national document using the biggest database in the world. It can read all electronic and visual data from any licence in real-time, to enable multi-factor identity verification.

How we verify a driving licence

1. Photo

Visual ID – The photo presented on the driving licence is checked for authenticity.

2. Document Data

Driving Licence Number – The driving licence number presented is checked for authenticity.

Expiry Date – The driving licence expiry date is checked to ensure it is still in date.

Driving Licence Verification Example
Driving Licence Reverse

3. Biographic Data

Full Name & Address – The full name and address provided are checked against the one listed on the driving licence.

Date of Birth- Based on the age criteria the DoB is checked to ensure the requirements are met.

4. Classification

Issuer – The driving licence is checked for a valid issuer (country) and a valid issue type (driving licence).

Image Tampering Checks

Examines a document image for evidence of tampering or digital manipulation.

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.

Driving Licence Verification Example
Driving Licence Reverse

Overlay Pattern

Checks the document to verify the presence of a pattern on the document overlay and verifies the integrity of the document overlay that seals the document in order to verify that:

▪ the photo has not been substituted
▪ the document is authentic (not counterfeit)

Photo Printing

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

How it works


Customer takes a photo of the front and back of their licence.


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
verifying a driving licence

It works on any smartphone, and increases onboarding and revenues as customers
are onboarded faster, and in a user-friendly way.

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.

iDocufy - Document Verification

Request a free, no obligation
iDocufy demo.

Please fill out the request for quote form below and our expert team will get back to you shortly.

Use case for driving licence verification

Advanced AI sports errors, falsification, or tampering instantly. It’s easily integrated and offers great UX, making it the best way to verify identity using driving licences.


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

Latest news & insights

Subscribe to our monthly newsletter
Be the first to get latest updates, news, tips & guides
straight to your email inbox.