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Extract personal data in your app with the Scanbot Driver’s License SDK.

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Mobile US Drivers License Scanner

Capture data from AAMVA driver’s license barcodes instantly

Automated workflows require quick, accurate data extraction. Let your app take advantage of our machine-learning and on-device algorithms to capture data from the PDF417 code on US driver’s licenses. That way, we help you increase automation and cut manual data entry costs.

US Drivers license Data Capture PDF 417

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Example use cases for the US Driver's License Scanner

US drivers license customer onboarding

Customer onboarding

Simplify customer onboarding by extracting data from the PDF417 barcode on US driver’s licenses.

us drivers license age verification

Age verification

Easy age verification through US driver’s license scanning.

US Drivers license fleet management

Fleet management

Integrate US driver’s license scanning to optimize internal fleet management processes.

Scan AAMVA data on driver's licenses in no time

The PDF417 barcode on the back of a driver’s license contains a large number of data elements, all of which our SDK can parse and prepare in a human-readable format. These are the mandatory data elements on AAMVA documents, with the three letters in front representing the data item’s corresponding element ID:

PDF417 code with AAMVA data on a driver's license

DCA: Vehicle class(es)
DCB: Restrictions
DCD: Additional privileges
DBA: Expiration date
DCS: Last name
DAC: First name
DAD: Middle name(s)
DBD: Issue date
DBB: Date of birth
DBC: Gender
DAY: Eye color
DAU: Height
DAG: Address: Street name
DAI: Address: City name
DAJ: Address: State name
DAK: Address: Postal code
DAQ: ID number of the cardholder
DCF: ID number of the document
DCG: Country in which the document was issued
DDE: Indicator that the last name is truncated
DDF: Indicator that the first name is truncated
DDG: Indicator that the middle name(s) are truncated

On-device solution for maximum privacy & usability

As an enterprise, you want a mobile data capture solution that works anywhere, anytime, and to the highest possible privacy standards. That is why our scanning SDKs operate solely on the mobile device. They will never track or send any data to any third-party server.
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Frequently Asked Questions

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How does the US Driver’s License Scanner work?

The Scanbot Driver’s License Scanner SDK scans the PDF417 barcode that is found on all US driver’s licenses. By scanning the code, the user can access all relevant personal information regarding the license owner.

Which use cases can my enterprise cover with the Driver’s License Scanner SDK?

You can apply it to a wide variety of use cases, such as customer onboarding, age verification, or fleet management across various industries.

Does Scanbot offer other solutions for customer verification?

Yes, we do. Check out our full Data Capture SDK Overview to discover the right solution for your use case. Can’t find it? Don’t hesitate to contact our experts so we can collaborate on a suitable solution for your enterprise.

Which development platforms are supported by the Driver’s License Scanner?

Scanbot’s Driver’s License Scanner is suitable for native iOS & Android development, and most standard hybrid development platforms.