ID Card Scanner software speeds up personal data collection

Extract German identity card data in your app with Scanbot SDK’s ID scan solution.

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Capture ID Card data instantly with the Scanbot SDK

To automate ID document processing, you need to extract the data as key-value pairs first. With the Scanbot SDK ID Card Scanner, you can read out all relevant personal data from German ID cards in that form. This is ideal for customer verification on the last mile or for a digital check-in. By adding ID scanning to your app, you can cut manual data entry workload and cost now.


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Deutsche Telekom Case Study

We rely heavily on this solution, and the Scanbot SDK team has been a trusted partner since day one.

Patrick Krämer - Deutsche Telekom

Patrick Krämer

Product Owner MitarbeiterApp @ Deutsche Telekom

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German ID cards - detect, scan & extract

Supported data fields on both sides of the German identity card:

On-device solution for maximum privacy & usability

As an enterprise, you want a mobile data capture solution that works anywhere, anytime, and to the highest possible privacy standards. That is why our scanning SDKs operate solely on the mobile device. They will never track or send any data to any third-party server.

GDPR & CCPA compliant

Location independent

No external servers

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Frequently Asked Questions

What information can be extracted using the ID Card Scanner for apps?

The Scanbot ID Card Scanner can capture all relevant personal information shown on German ID cards.

Which use cases can I cover with the ID Card Scanner for apps?

You can apply the ID Card Scanner to processes such as customer registration or on the last mile.

How does Scanbot ensure data privacy regarding the sensitive information contained in identification documents?

The Scanbot ID Card Scanner works exclusively offline, using only on-device intelligence. This way, your data is never tracked or sent to external servers.

Which development platforms are supported by the ID Card Scanner SDK?

Scanbot’s German ID Card Scanner is suitable for native iOS & Android development, and most standard hybrid development platforms.