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Checking the world’s ID documents and banknotes with Documentchecker

Keesing Documentchecker gives you access to the world’s most comprehensive reference database for ID documents and banknotes. The database contains detailed descriptions and high-res images of thousands of passports, ID cards, driving licenses, visas and banknotes from over 200 countries and organisations. Including their security features. To safeguard the quality of the database, Keesing closely cooperates with international government agencies.


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North American ID Documents

Comprehensive U.S. and Canadian coverage

ID cards and driver’s licenses from all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories and driver’s licenses from every Canadian province and territory.

Access to up-to-date information. 24/7

The database is updated every other week, including current and multiple earlier generations of documents.

Information you can depend on

Images of actual IDs, front and back, with UV and IR where applicable. Specific descriptions of each ID and high-res details of key security features.

Built to enhance screening effectiveness

Zoom-and-scan function for close inspection of the entire document.

International ID Documents

Access to information on thousands of ID documents

Subscription gives access to more than 70,000 images of over 5,000 issued ID documents from over 200 countries and organisations.

Machine Readable Zone (MRZ) verification

By checking the MRZ, you can verify the authenticity of ID documents in seconds.

All the information you need to verify ID documents

Detailed descriptions and images of the biographical data page and the most important security features, including watermarks, holograms, infrared and UV features.

Continuously updated and always accessible

As the database is continuously updated, you have access to up to date information, 24/7.


Inspect more than 6,000 banknotes

Inspect and verify thousands of banknotes from nearly 200 countries with supreme confidence.

All the information you need to verify banknotes

+70,000 images and descriptions of individual security features. Including face and back of banknotes and information on the status (in circulation, outmoded, out of circulation).

Always accessible and Helpdesk support

Access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to continuously updated information. You can at all times seek assistance from the Keesing Expert Helpdesk,

Banknote Alert

Essential tool to keep up to date with counterfeit EUR, GBP, USD and CAD notes

Online tool to keep up to date with important counterfeit EUR, GBP, USD and CAD banknotes encountered across the world intercepted to date.

Facilitates accurate and efficient comparisons

Detailed descriptions and images of security features and the face and back of genuine as well as counterfeit notes. Including technical analysis, printing techniques used, defects and UV responses.

In cooperation with the European Central Bank

Compiled with the knowledge of the European Central Bank (ECB) and in cooperation with several reputable banks.

Try Keesing Documentchecker hands on!

A trial is arguably the best way to discover how Documentchecker can help your organisation to check ID documents or banknotes. Sign up for a free trial version or contact us for further information.

How can we help you?

  • Customer Contact & Support
    +31 (0)20 7157 800 (Europe)
    +1 855 306 9875 (USA)
  • Helpdesk
    +31 (0)20 7157 857
    Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 18:00 CET
  • Sales & Consultancy Department
    +31 (0)20 7157 825 (Europe)
    +1 855 306 9875 (USA)
  • Knowledge & Education Center
    ID Academy
    +31 (0)20 7157 838