idcards

 

A collection of ID cards

TECHNOLOGY FOR QUESTIONED DOCUMENT EXAMINATION

 

Identification (ID) Cards

 

Identification Cards are issued by numerous groups and organisations for the purpose of identifying the cards holder.

Regarding questioned document examination and document security, Identification Cards that may be targets for theft, tampering or counterfeiting include:

 

National Identity Cards

In over 100 countries worldwide possession of a national identity card is compulsory for all citizens. Such cards may be used opening or closing bank accounts, registering as a taxpayer, applying for a passport etc. 

Drivers Licence ID card

In the US and many European countries it is compulsory for all drivers to take their licence with them whenever they intend to drive a vehicle.

International Student Identity Cards (ISIC)

ISIC cards have been in use for over 60 years and are issued in over 125 countries. While in most countries they are not accepted as a form of identity it does entitle the bearer to a number of benefits.

Uniformed/Armed Services Cards

Military, Police and Armed forces worldwide issue ID cards as a means of identification.

 

Common ID Card security features

  • OVDs
  • Bearers signature
  • Embossing
  • Retro-reflective laminates
  • Latent images

Advanced ID Card security features

  • Invisible Personal Information (IPI)
  • UV activated features
  • Anti-Stokes features
  • Biometric microchip
  • RFID tags

 

EXAMINE ID CARDS USING THE FOLLOWING PRODUCTS ID CARD SECURITY FEATURES

VSC-QC1 for the rapid examination of passports and ID cards

VSC6000/HS the leading document examination system

VSC400 compact and verstaile document examination system

VSC40/HD Range modular systems configured to meet user requirements

UV activated features

Anti-Stokes inks

OVDs

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