Dynamsoft's MRZ Scanner SDK is designed to capture and extract user's information from machine-readable travel documents, especially passports. Its sophisticated MRZ localization and decoding algorithms provide enterprise-grade accuracy and speed. Our passport scanner SDK delivers high performance under various usage scenarios such as scanning passport with mobile phone.Try Online Demo
Dynamsoft's MRZ Scanner SDK supports multiple platforms and programming languages for mobile (iOS & Android), desktop and web applications.
On a smart device (mobile phone or tablet), a user turns on the video stream with the built-in camera and points the camera to the identity page of the passport.
The MRZ passport reader software auto crops the border of the passport, recognizes the MRZ characters, and parses them into <field, value> pairs which get auto populated to your web page or application.
Then the user verifies the results and saves the passport information.
Is the MRZ Passport Scanner SDK compliant with the GDPR and CCPA?
The MRZ scanning process runs directly on the client device which ensures all data is on-premise. Dynamsoft does not have access to any data from your customers' side.
Is the MRZ Passport HIPAA compliant?
If you are working on a medical or healthcare-related app, our SDK helps you achieve HIPAA compliance with all the security measures in place.
Which documents contain MRZ other than passports?
There are several formats of machine-readable travel documents (MRTD) that use MRZ:
Passports (MRPs) and other TD3-size MRTD
TD3 size is 125.00 mm (4.921 in) wide by 88.00 mm (3.465 in) high. The machine-readable zone is 2 lines and each line is 44 characters long
ID-1 type card: TD1 size is 85.60 mm (3.370 in) wide by 53.98 mm (2.125 in) high. The machine-readable zone is 3 lines 30 digits long
ID-2 type card: TD2 size is 105.00 mm (4.134 in) wide by 74.00 mm (2.913 in) high. The machine-readable zone is 2 lines 36 digits long
Visas: 2 subtypes
MRV-A (2 lines 44 digits long)
MRV-B (2 lines 36 digits long)
1 lined MRZ
What data is contained in an MRZ number?
Types of data that are encrypted into MRZ codes may include:
Date of birth*
Passport expiration date*
Other optional data elements
Which country or region passport is supported?
Antigua and Barbuda
Moldova (the Republic of)
Russian Federation (the)
Taiwan (Province of China)
Trinidad and Tobago
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (the)
United States of America (the)
Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)
Please contact support if you need to support a country or region that is not listed above.
How responsive is customer support?
Available 20 hours daily and 5 days a week
With distributed support centers located in North America and the Asia Pacific, Dynamsoft is ready to help 20 hours every day and 5 days a week.
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