iOS Scanner SDK

Scanbot MRZ Scanner for native iOS

The Scanbot iOS Document Scanner SDK can be easily integrated into your existing iOS application within a few business days, turning a regular smartphone or tablet into a device for the verification of passports, IDs, and visas.

The Scanbot MRZ Scanner for iOS lets you integrate data extraction functionalities for Machine Readable Zones on international passports and ID-cards into your mobile application. Due to the ready-to-use UI, the SDK can be implemented within one day, including adjustments to match the CI. When using Classical Components, the user experience can be adjusted to your requirements additionally. The MRZ reader for Android is available in package II and III and complies with the standards of the GDPR, DSGVO, and CCPA.

  • Support for all major standards of passports (td-3, td-2), id cards (td-1), and visa (MRV-A, MRV-B)
  • Stand-alone module: No data leaves the device
  • Verification of the data through checksums

Release notes, documentation, and example projects can be found on GitHub. The SDK can be downloaded as a ZIP-file via the link on the right-hand side.

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Mobile Platforms

  • iOS 11 and higher

iPhone or iPad

  • Rear-facing camera with autofocus
  • Supported architectures: arm64, armv7, x86_64, i386

Dev Tools

  • The latest stable version of Xcode
  • Optional: CocoaPods

Works with

  • Swift
  • Objective-C


Implement the Scanbot SDK into your company’s app with a trial license. You would like to get more technical? Then just integrate our scanner SDK with a free 30-day trial license into your existing company app. This way, you can see how the SDK performs inside your app and how well it integrates with existing workflows. With our Ready-to-Use UI components, it only takes a few lines of code to get the SDK running.

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Get the demo app

Testing Scanbot's Scanner SDK has become easier than ever before! Download our U.S. Driver's License Scanner SDK demo app for free in the App Store and try out our cutting-edge features. As all scanners are included, you can easily scan all kinds of documents, QR codes or barcodes, and more.

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Get started

Here you can find all resources that you need to integrate the Scanbot SDK into your iOS app.

Example projects

Get the example apps to check out the implementation and see how it works.

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