Our story

Keesing Technologies was founded in 1911 when Isaäc Keesing established a publishing house in Amsterdam by the name of Keesing Systems. The rest, as they say, is history.

1911

 Isaäc Keesing founded Keesing systems

1923

Keesing collaborates with Interpol on the publishing of Keesing Counterfeits & Forgeries

1947

Keesing opens new offices abroad

1985

Keesing publishes the world’s first full-coloured publication on counterfeit documents

1990

ID verification products are introduced to the Keesing line

1995

Keesing begins collaborating with banks to prevent fraud

1999

The world’s most comprehensive ID document and banknote reference database, Keesing Documentchecker, is made available online

2003

The first issue of the Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity is published

2006

AuthentiScan, an automated, digital ID verification solution is introduced

2011

Full integration of ID document verification within customer’s operating systems

2012

Keesing expands to North America and begins offering identity verification e-learning and workshops

2015

The Keesing ID Academy, a global knowledge and education centre, is established

2018

Biometric verification functions are added to AuthentiScan

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End-to-end identity verification

Extensive ID document verification combined with biometric identity proofing

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Global ID coverage

Based on the world’s most comprehensive ID reference database

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Expert Helpdesk

Support from experienced Doc-3-certified document experts

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Trust

Technology that builds on unparalleled know-how and expertise

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ISO-certified

Keesing is registered as an ISO 9001 and 27001-certified company