Compact Yet Powerful

Regula Compact Identity Document Reader enables automatic data capture and identity verification in banks, hospitals, hotels, telecom companies, retailers, education centers, and many other organizations. Within mere seconds, identity document data is automatically and accurately filled in.

Regula’s in-house software, delivered with the device efficiently extracts data from visual and machine-readable zones, processes data from RFID chips, reads barcodes, and cross-compares the obtained data to spot fraud. Regula Compact Identity Document Reader is flexible and customizable, which makes integration with third-party systems smooth and easy.

Instant Reading of ID Documents

Driver licence
ID cards

Automated Identity Verification

1. The optical reader automatically detects a document in the scanning area of the device.

2. Document images are captured in white illumination mode.

3. Regula Document Reader SDK processes data and recognizes the document type.

4. The software performs document processing according to the template.

5. The results of the document verification are ready for further use.

6. The multicolor LED indicator on the device shows processing status.

Highlighted Features

  • Instant passport and ID reading with automatic data extraction and form fill-in

  • The ease of an out-of-the-box solution with Regula SDK gives the full power of identity verification automation

  • Global ID coverage with full data page processing: both visual inspection zone and machine-readable zone (MRZ), barcodes, RFID chips

  • The largest document template database of 12,000+ identity documents from 248 countries and territories

  • 100% secure on-premises processing: your data never gets transferred outside your organization

  • 30+ years of experience in forensic research resulting in breakthrough identity verification technologies

Efficient Solution for a Variety of Sectors


Financial institutions


Immigration services

Specification Details

Regula Compact Identity Document Reader is a multi-illumination identity document reader that captures images in white, infrared, ultraviolet and white coaxial lights. The reader automatically scans documents in ID-1, ID-2, ID-3, and other document formats with a maximum size of 87×128 mm.

The device connects to a PC and charges via USB, and can be easily integrated into existing end-user systems with a software development kit (SDK).

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