Information extraction from driver license (FR)

This synchronous API extracts in real-time information from French driver license document:

  • Holder’s first name
  • Holder’s last name
  • Holder’s birth date
  • Holder’s birth place
  • License issue date
  • License issue place
  • License expiration date
  • License number
  • License categories
  • MRZ (Machine Readable Zone)
  • B license issue date (if existing)
  • A license issue date (if existing)

It also extracts control information on the filed above using MRZ :

  • Validity of the MRZ : does the MRZ respect document norm criteria
  • Conformity of the MRZ : are extracted information from MRZ identical to extraced information from the document
  • Checks if the last names match (between document and MRZ)
  • Checks if the license numbers match (between document and MRZ)
  • Checks if the expiry dates match (between document and MRZ)

The API works on all French licenses but works best on French licenses issued after September 2013.

Maximum file size: 5 MB.
Maximum number of calls per minute: 10 calls.

For better results, it is highly recommended to provide documents
under these properties :

  • The image resolution should be greater than 200 DPI
  • The document must not be blurred or rotated
  • In case of a photo document, make sure that the text area does not contain any highlights or shadows
  • The entire document must be in the frame
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