ID Document OCR API

ID Document OCR API

Extract structured text, portrait, and signature from ID documents, such as driver’s licenses, passports, ID cards, permanent residence cards, etc. Multiple national ID documents are supported.

API description

About the API:


This API will extract all the data contained in any ID you pass to it into a structured JSON response. This API uses Object Character Recognition to provide the response.  


What this API receives and what your API provides (input/output)?

Just pass the URL of the document you want to analyze. Receive a JSON response with all the information contained in a structured way. 

Get the image of the signature and the profile picture. 

Get name, surname, address, date of birth, expiration date, issuing date, document number, sex and all other data that is contained in the ID. 


What are the most common uses cases of this API?

Standardize your information: Receive standardized data to store it in your databases. 

Data validation: Be able to extract relevant information about the ID. Be able to verify if the person is old enough, be able to verify if the name of the person matches the information you have stored, corroborate that the ID is not expired, and more. 

This API is ideal to make security validations. 


Are there any limitations to your plans?

Besides API call limitations per month, there are no other limitations. 

API Documentation


Extract structured text, portrait and signature from ID documents, such as driver’s licenses, passports, ID cards, permanent residence cards, etc. Multiple national ID documents are supported.

ID OCR - Endpoint Features
Object Description
inputurl [Required] "inputurl" is the priority parameter,ensure images can be viewed properly.The speed of returning the result depends on the speed of the URL.

API Access Key & Authentication

After signing up, every developer is assigned a personal API access key, a unique combination of letters and digits provided to access to our API endpoint. To authenticate with the ID Document OCR API REST API, simply include your bearer token in the Authorization header.


Header Description
Authorization [Required] Should be Bearer access_key. See "Your API Access Key" above when you are subscribed.

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