Authenticity Control of Travel Documents


Special Forensic Equipment for Authenticity Control of Travel Documents

Regula is the leading producer of expert devices for authenticity control of travel documents (passports, visas, ID cards, etc.) and other high security printed papers.

We are known all over the world: our products and solutions are used by law enforcement experts from Europe, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand, South and North America.

Regula today:

Our Clients
Our company has gained the reputation of a reliable partner and has carried out thousands of challenging tasks for our clients. Today our regular customers include Ministries of Internal and Home Affairs, police, border and customs services, banks, insurance companies and other organizations. Our devices and software are highly regarded by experts at international exhibitions and conferences.

Our Products
We offer products and solutions in the following categories:

  1. Express Authenticity Verification of Security Documents
  2. Advanced Authenticity Verification of Security Documents
  3. Machine Assisted Document Verification
  4. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and Weapon Number Verification
  5. Special Equipment and Customized Solutions
  6. Software
  7. Information Reference Systems
  8. Printed Products
  9. Specialized Training

Our Unique Feature
We are the only company providing complete high-quality analysis of security features that embraces three spheres:

  • manufacturing devices for document authenticity control;
  • developing software for operating these devices, processing, comparing and storing the obtained data;
  • creating information reference systems of travel documents, driving licenses and banknotes.

Our Support Team is ready to provide you with professional assistance all over the world.

Dedication to Quality
The company implemented ISO 9001:2015 certified by TUV SUD Management Services GmbH, and ISO 27001: 2013.

All products conform with international norms and standards.

Company Profile

  • Full-page Document Readers

    (desktop models 70X4M70X470X9, 7017; mobile models 730883X3; model for integration into kiosks and eGates 70X8) offer full page scanning of passports/IDs, visas, driver’s licenses and other identification documents, reading of all information (MRZ, OCR of VIZ, barcodes, RFID and SmartCard chips) and automatic authenticity verification (cross-checking of text data, UV patterns, IR patterns, IPI, security fibers, etc). All procedures are performed within seconds and are applicable both to ICAO (passports, IDs, etc.) and non-ICAO compliant (driving licenses, health cards, etc.) documents.

    Document reader Regula 70X4M
    A small-sized reader for desktop use. Hard plastic body (IP54). The device is connected to a PC via a USB cable. No moving parts. The device allows capturing images in white, infrared, ultraviolet and coaxial lights. Certain models are equipped with modules for reading RFID chips and smart cards.


    • Automatic detection of a document in a scanning zone
    • Automatic scanning after document detection
    • Compensation for external light interference during image capture in ultraviolet light (Smart UV)
    • Automatic selection of UV illumination intensity according to the document type
    • Searching and cropping of a document image from a general image
    • Analyzing and comparing text data
    • Automatic authenticity verification of a document
  • Devices for Document Authenticity Control

    (models 41154205D41774303M4305DMH, 43075001MK.01, 7701M) are intended for express or advanced authenticity verification of documents (passports, visas, IDs, driver’s licenses, birth certificates, banknotes, etc.) with security features. This range of devices includes optical and video magnifiers, video spectral comparators, microscopes, magneto-optical devices, etc.

    Video spectral comparator Regula 4305DMH
    The comparator is constructed as a single unit for desktop use in an aluminum body. It is equipped with a built-in RFID reader. The device has a spacious working area over the object stage, clamps for fixing examined documents and a special shield protecting from harmful effects of ultraviolet radiation. The device has a full set of light sources of visible, infrared, ultraviolet spectral ranges and imaging filters used for carrying out forensic examinations.


    • Digital video camera
    • Obtaining and processing of images
    • USB 3.0 data transfer interface
    • Enhanced Regula Forensics Studio software
    • Possibility to use with additional equipment
    • Interoperability with Regula databases of travel documents
  • Mobile Workstations

    (models 8703, 8003, 8304) are designed for examination and verification of identity documents in the field. These devices include document readers, light stages, video spectral magnifiers, compact devices, document processing software and information reference systems. The workstations can be used as portable (powered by a battery pack) or stationary (powered from the AC mains) equipment.

    1040 DPI High Resolution Full-page ePassport Reader Regula 8703
    Regula 8703 is designed as a mobile complex in a protective case. It consists of the following major parts: a laptop (model is selected at customer’s request) and a built-in high resolution optical document reader. A specially reserved space for WLAN & VSAT module is provided.

    The workstation document reader enables to capture high resolution (1040 DPI) images in white, infrared, ultraviolet, transmitted visible (white) illumination and to read data from RFID tags.

  • Regula Document Reader module for iOS/Android applications

    Regula Document Reader SDK for mobile devices is a robust, secure and cost-effective solution for instant filling in forms with personal data from passports, IDs, visas and driver’s licenses.

    Regula Document Reader SDK performs on-device high speed OCR and parsing MRZ from ICAO 9303 compliant documents (passports, visas, ID cards) and ISO 18013 compliant documents (driver’s licenses).

    No need to position the document carefully and precisely in front of the camera – just make sure the MRZ is in the camera view (it can be placed horizontally, vertically or diagonally).

    The MRZ is detected, cropped, rotated, recognized, parsed and verified automatically.

  • Information Reference Systems

    (PassportAutodocs, Secure Documents UltimateFrontline Document SystemCurrency) are unique digital databases containing images of passports, IDs, visas, driving licenses, vehicle registration certificates, banknotes in different lights (white, UV, IR) with detailed description of document protection elements. The reference systems are compatible with document readers and devices for document authenticity control. Online versions of Information Reference Systems are available.

    Secure Documents Ultimate
    Constantly updated database contains information about more than 6000 documents and banknotes from 186 countries with more than 265000 high resolution images.


      • Multilingual interface (English, German, Chinese, etc.)
      • Gif-animation of holograms and OVI-elements available
      • Automatic update (requires Internet connection);
      • Distant training for system operation;
      • User-friendly interface.

    Possibility to add description and comments to existing documents; images and description of new documents using Document Builder application.

  • Specialized Training

    Training courses on authentication of banknotes and security documents: passports, ID cards and other identity documents, visas, driving licenses and vehicle registration certificates.

    Detection of forged security documents

    The project is based on company’s own information and technical resources. The teaching staff also accumulates data obtained at various international conferences and exhibitions in the sphere of high security printing. We take into account the requirements of laws and regulations concerning the process of document authenticity verification.

    The project includes two training programmes intended for an audience with different levels of knowledge. The programme content may be revised or expanded upon learner’s request. The lecturers have wide practical experience in forensics and teaching such specific disciplines. The effectiveness of educational process is achieved due to video materials, printed images and digital resources.

  • Our Branches:

    Regula Forensics Brazil

    Av. Marechal Floriano 199 Gr. 902, Rio de Janeiro – RJ 20080-005
    Contact: Mr. Alexandre Marinho dos Santos, President
    Phone: +55 21 98138 0232

    Republic of Belarus
    Regula Ltd.

    29 Kozlova Lane, Minsk, 220037, Belarus
    Phone: + 375 17 224 66 44; + 375 17 388 70 80; + 375 17 388 70 90
    Fax: +375 17 318 95 73

    Republic of Latvia
    Regula Baltija Ltd.

    A.Pumpura 97, Daugavpils Latvia, LV-5404
    Phone: +371 65 43 12 99
    Fax: +371 65 43 12 90

    Russian Federation
    Regula-Rus CJSC

    1A-building 3, Narvskaya Str., office 1, Moscow, 125130
    Phone: +7 499 702 33 43; +7 495 728 09 50

    Forensic Research Methods and Means Laboratory of Radioengineering Department of NTUU “KPI”

    37 Prospect Peremogy, Kiev 03056
    Contact: Leviy Sergey, Head of laboratory: Ph.D.
    Phone/Fax: +380 44 236 89 84

    United States of America
    Regula Forensics Inc.

    1800 Alexander Bell Drive, Suite 400, Reston, VA 20191
    Phone: +1 703 234 23 55
    Fax: +1 703 234 77 11
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Regula Baltija Ltd.
A.Pumpura 97
  • +371 65 43 12 99