Your First Line of Defense Against ID Fraud!



For more than 50 years, we have supplied the reference tools to stop ID fraud. From low-cost printed ID Guides to sophisticated online ID references, we offer the most reliable means of checking ID.

Printed References:

I.D. Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada Edition


100 pages, published annually | Click Here for Details ›

This Guide covers every valid driver’s license and ID format for the U.S. and Canada, with all photos in actual size and full color. In addition, territories, federal and military ID, consular ID cards, and bank cards are shown. Ideal for I-9 and other compliance programs. At a compact 100 pages and 6" x 8 ½" size, you can keep the Guide handy and take it anywhere.

Published annually. This Guide is at the core of most security efforts for ID checks. It’s used by law enforcement, banking, alcohol and tobacco sellers, retailers, car and truck rental, and government agencies, including the FBI.

Available to appropriate businesses, government agencies, and sworn law enforcement personnel.

I.D. Checking Guide, International Edition


360 pages, published biennially | Click Here for Details ›

(Excludes U.S. and Canada)

This is the most comprehensive, printed coverage of international ID documents, covering 170 countries and more than 570 driver’s licenses and identity cards. These international documents are critical in making cross-border ID checks, and are the secondary documents required as backup to passport checks.

At 360 pages, in 6" x 9" size, the International Guide includes full-color and full-size images of each document, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe. It’s an important component in ID checks by banks, law enforcement, car rental agencies, government agencies, tourism, and more.

Available to appropriate businesses, government agencies, and sworn law enforcement personnel.

U.S. Identification Manual



700 pages, 3 updates/year | Click Here for Details ›

(Please note additional restrictions on subscribing)

The U.S. Identification Manual is the most comprehensive printed reference for U.S. and Canadian ID documents. This is the Manual that most DMVs use for in-depth coverage of all the details of U.S. and Canadian documents. Five sections—state ID, other ID documents, federal documents, commercial documents, and directory—provide comprehensive coverage.

At 700 pages, the loose-leaf binder is ideal for law enforcement department staff levels, supervisors and security/loss prevention professionals in business, and similar authorities.

The Manual subscription is kept current by three updates each year.

Online References

Subscription service available
for corporate & government
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Two online reference Guides are available, both IP Address controlled for security, and additionally protected by User Name and Password.

Available to appropriate businesses and government agencies.

I.D. Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada:

This is the online version of the I.D. Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada Edition, described above. It is ideal for companies or agencies that prefer a paperless approach. Your network can access the website, and IP Address control is combined with Username and Password for full security. The service is updated continuously throughout the year.


This comprehensive online database includes over 2,500 ID documents (worldwide coverage), and more than 12,000 images of security features, including forensic photos of UV images, microprints, holograms, and many other security techniques used to prevent counterfeit ID. This service is updated continuously throughout the year.