Supported ID Types

We support any document which complies with the ICAO spec for types: TD1TD2, and TD3 size machine readable travel documents (MRTDs).

In addition, Berbix officially supports validation for the following identity document types:

  • AAMVA-compliant driver license or identification card. This includes all state or provincial issued driver licenses and identification cards in the United States and Canada. AAMVA-compliant identity documents will include a PDF417 2D barcode on the back of the ID.
  • ICAO-compliant machine readable travel documents. This includes all passports worldwide as well as many national ID cards. These travel documents will include a machine readable component on either the front (passports and national ID cards) or the back of the document (national ID cards).

Note: Due to to legal restrictions, Berbix does not permit the use of U.S. military ID cards for identity verification.

Please contact us if you're unsure if an identity document is supported or are looking for custom document support.

Global Support

Berbix is able to process passports for all countries globally.

In an effort to support your business’s growth and expansion, we’re making it a priority in 2022 and beyond to accept additional identity documents from across the world.

Below, you can view what additional ID types we support for what country. Additionally, Enterprise Berbix customers can request a new country and/or ID types via this form. (More information below)

Currently Supported

United States
In addition to passports, we support all state-issued driver licenses and identification cards.

Canada
In addition to passports, we support provincial-issued driver licenses or the non-driving equivalent (Alberta ID card, BCID, Manitoba ID, New Brunswick Photo ID Card, Newfoundland and Labrador Photo ID Card, Nova Scotia Photo ID Card, Ontario Photo Card, Prince Edward Island Voluntary ID, Saskatchewan Photo ID Card), Permanent Resident Cards, and health cards issued in B.C. or Quebec.

Mexico
In addition to passports, we support national IDs in Mexico.

United Kingdom
In addition to passports, we support drivers licenses and national ID cards in the United Kingdom.

European Union
In addition to passports, we support the following ID types per country in the European Union.

Country

Documents Accepted

🇩🇪 Germany

National ID card (Personalausweis)

🇫🇷 France

National ID card (CNI)

🇮🇹 Italy

National ID card (Carta di identita)

🇪🇸 Spain

National ID card (DNI)

🇵🇱 Poland

National ID card (Dowód osobisty)

🇳🇱 Netherlands

National ID card (Nederlandse identiteitskaart)

🇵🇹 Portugal

National ID card (Cartao de cididao)

🇷🇴 Romania

National ID card (Carte de identitate)

Upcoming Support

The following countries are currently on the roadmap and will be added soon:

  • Belgium (National ID card)
  • Greece (Driver’s Licenses)
  • Czech Republic (National ID card)
  • Sweden (National ID card)
  • Hungary (National ID card)
  • Austria (National ID card)
  • Bulgaria (National ID card)
  • Finland (National ID card)

*Please note that this coverage does not include app translation. Berbix does have certain translations available via SDKs.

Other Countries

Berbix is able to process passports for all countries globally.

We are committed to expanding our coverage and fulfilling those requests in a timely manner. This means that if an ID type you want to verify is not currently supported, we will make it a priority to do so. If you are a customer, please request ID types per country via this page. A member of the Berbix team will get back to you within 5 business days with an estimated timeline of when we will have support for that country ready.

*If you are a prospect, please get in touch with our team here.

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