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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Company News

Regula released a new device – dual-video spectral comparator Regula 4308

The newly launched dual-video spectral comparator Regula 4308 (DVSC) is a new generation device that allows for outstanding quality in advanced document examination. High functionality of the comparator is achieved due to 2 high-resolution cameras, self-developed …

Regula announces strategic growth plans with appointment of Global Sales Director in UK

Regula is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Kenneth Nathan-Amissah as Director Global: Airports & Airlines. Regula takes advantage of participating in SDW 2019, the industry-leading exhibition and conference for security document professionals and announces …

New unique solution from Regula: Mobile document authenticator Regula 1120

Regula has recently released a new product – mobile document authenticator Regula 1120, which may now turn a smartphone into a specialized device for automated document authentication. The authenticator works jointly with Regula Document Reader SDK …

Essiell announces partnership with Regula

Travel money and compliance specialist Essiell has today announced a strategic partnership with Regula, the producer of software and expert devices for document authentication. The partnership will bring together Regula capability as a leading manufacturer of …

Regula introduced magnifiers and compact devices with 15x magnification

Regula introduced new modifications of the compact devices Regula 1019-15 and 1025-15, as well as magnifiers Regula 1001М-15, 1002М-15, 1003М-15, 1004М-15 with 15x magnification. In comparison to the already existing models, the devices with 15x …

Big update for Regula IRS Secure Documents Ultimate: the database becomes the most advanced on the market

Regula has significantly improved the capabilities of its information reference system Secure Documents Ultimate (IRS SDU). Due to a major update, both the content and the functionality of the IRS have been changed. Now two …

Regula releases a new version 2.2 of Regula Document Reader SDK for mobile platforms

Regula has recently released a new version of Document Reader SDK for mobile (iOS and Android) platforms. The newly updated version 2.2 has brought significant improvements to the speed and accuracy of the OCR process …

Regula releases new Document Reader SDK version 4.12.5

Regula released a new version of Document Reader SDK – 4.12.5. This version contains a number of changes and fixes, along with the updated database of document templates (243 countries/territories and 7037 document templates included, …

Regula heading to PTE 2019

Next week (March 26-28, 2019), Regula will be heading to a massive global event for the airport industry - Passenger Terminal Expo 2019. The conference-exhibition will be held in London, UK and is expected to …

Regula is taking part in Passenger Technology Solutions (PTS) – 2-4 April 2019, Hamburg Messe, Germany

On April 2-4, 2019 Regula is taking part in Passenger Technology Solutions (PTS), held in Hamburg, Germany. At the event Regula is going to showcase a variety of solutions in the field of document reading and …

German police donated five new Regula 7308 to their colleagues in Montenegro

German police donated five new mobile document readers Regula 7308 to their Montenegrin colleagues. The protocol on the handover of the donated equipment was signed by the Chief of the Border Police Vesko Damjanovic and …

Regula at the 5TH NATIONAL ICT SUMMIT in Namibia

Regula Baltija Ltd. together with its local business partner Syntex Technologies participates in the 5TH NATIONAL ICT SUMMIT "Digital Transformation for an ICT Smart Namibia". The event takes place on October 15-17, 2018 in Windhoek, …

Video spectral comparator Regula 4307 is deployed in the Czech Republic

Thanks to a generous contribution from the NADACE ČEZ Foundation, the South Bohemian police has deployed Regula document verification device – the video spectral comparator Regula 4307. The comparator will help immigration officers to improve …

Regula at the Kazakhstan Security Systems 2018

Regula is heading to the biggest security exhibition in Central Asia - Kazakhstan Security Systems 2018, held in Astana this week (September 26-28, 2018). The company will showcase its latest technical solutions for document authentication …

Regula releases new Document Reader SDK Update - Version 4.12.1

Regula released a new version of Document Reader SDK - 4.12.1. This version contains a number of changes and fixes, along with the updated database of document templates (241 countries/territories and 6584 document templates included, …

Regula is a Bronze Sponsor of 2018 IAATI International Training Seminar

Regula continues supporting the fight against the crime of auto theft. This year our company has become a Bronze sponsor of 66th IAATI International Training Seminar, hosted by the North East Regional Chapter in the …

Regula celebrating its 26th Anniversary by setting its foot in Trinidad and Tobago Airport

Last weekend marked an exciting milestone for Regula celebrating its 26th anniversary and setting its foot in Trinidad & Tobago Piarco International Airport. The newly launched automated border control system at the Piarco International Airport arrivals …

Delegation from Latvia visited Regula office in Minsk

The delegation of the State Border Guard College of the Republic of Latvia, headed by its Director, Colonel Mariks Petrušins, visited Regula office in Minsk on July 18, 2018. During the visit, the latest developments in …

Delegation from Zimbabwe visited Regula office in Minsk

The delegation of the Ministry of Home Affairs and Cultural Heritage of the Republic of Zimbabwe, headed by Police Commissioner-General Tandabantu Godwin Matanga, visited Regula office in Minsk on June 28, 2018. During the meeting organized …

Regula showcasing mobile platform friendly document verification solution at FTE Europe 2018

Regula will demonstrate its innovative Document Reader software development kit (SDK) for mobile platforms (Android and iOS) at FTE Europe 2018 this week in Dublin, Ireland. A leading developer and producer of expert forensic devices …

Visit Regula at Passenger Terminal Expo 2018 in Stockholm Stand: 909

Regula is the leading producer of expert devices for authenticating documents, banknotes and securities. During over 26 years on the market of high technologies, our company has gained the reputation of a reliable partner and …


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