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GOVERNMENT USES INCLUDE HSPD-12 PIV, DMV VERIFICATION, & MORE

Our references assist in ID checks for government agencies at all levels—federal, state, county, and local. For 40 years, we have published the leading references for control of ID, whether at one location or thousands. Our printed Guides offer compact size for portability, and their low cost that makes them ideal for protecting multiple checkpoints. Our online references offer sophisticated ID checking at any location—including mobile access.

All of our ID checking references are compatible with any existing security approach. Proof of reliability is shown by our customers, including the DMVs (who issue state IDs), the FBI, and law enforcement in all jurisdictions.

 
 
 
  • Easy to use
  • Quick reference
  • Excellent training tool
  • Low cost
 
 
 
 

Altered and false IDs pose a challenge for access control, whether at ports, military bases, vital records services, or entrances to buildings. In addition, ID checks for DMV license verification and proof of identity, courts, and law enforcement need verification that is quick and easy-to-use. We help in special areas, too, like ID checks for HSPD-12 requirements (for issuing documents per the HSPD-12 Directive).

 

Every year, government agencies at more than 30,000 locations count on our references for access control, monitoring of document issuance, and other needs.

Products for Government:

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

 

100 pages, published annually | Click Here for Details ›

The I.D. Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada Edition shows every valid driver's license format in actual size and full color. Included are details on territories, federal and military documents, consular cards, and more. In a compact 100 pages and 6" x 8 ½" size, it is handy and portable.

Published annually and used at more than 200,000 locations, the Guide is at the center of ID checks for fraudulent, altered, and counterfeit documents. Used at the federal level (Homeland Security, U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Marine Corps, Social Security Administration) and by state and local agencies (New York DMV, Kansas Highway Patrol, Phoenix [AZ] Police Department, Maine Liquor Licensing). Single copy price is $23.95. Quantity prices make it the protection alternative for all locations. (Example: 500 copies cost just $12.95 each.)

Available to government agencies, appropriate businesses, and sworn law enforcement personnel. Also available in an online, IP address-controlled subscription.

 
I.D. Checking Guide, International Edition
 
 
 

 

344 pages, published biennially | Click Here for Details ›

I.D. Checking Guide, International Edition provides full-color, actual-size samples of 180 countries’ driver’s licenses and ID cards (except United States and Canada). More than 600 IDs are covered worldwide, with one or more pages for each country’s documents. The Guide includes a 32-page section on Mexico documents. At 6" x 9", with 344 pages of coverage, this Guide is the choice for those dealing with tourism, foreign students, immigrants, and guest workers.

Published biennially, the International Guide is used at the federal level (U.S. Coast Guard, TSA, Canada Border Services) and at state and local levels (New Jersey DMV, Dallas [TX] Vital Records, Utah Highway Patrol, Port of Long Beach [CA], Texas Lottery). Single copy price is $38.95. Quantity prices make it affordable for all locations. (Example: 500 copies cost just $21.30 each.)

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

 
U.S. Identification Manual
 
 
 

 

 

700 pages, updated quarterly | Click Here for Details ›

The U.S. Identification Manual is a 700-page reference covering five sections of department-level needs: State & Canadian IDs in detail; vehicle registration; federal documents; credit cards, currency, and traveler’s cheques; and directory of federal and state agencies. Loose-leaf, reinforced binder permits easy updating, with four updates published each year.

Subscribers include a wide range of agencies such as Washington State Patrol, NY Power Authority, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, Bronx (NY) District Attorney, Phoenix (AZ) Police Department, California DMV, Collier County (FL) Sheriff, U.S. Marine Corps. Single Manual cost: $210.

The Manual has restricted circulation: available only to government agencies and well-established commercial firms.

 
Online (Internet) References
 
 
 

Subscription service available
for corporate & government
agencies
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The I.D. Checking Guide, U.S. & Canada Edition is available online, and contains all of the images and text included in the printed Guide. It is as clear and easy to use as the printed Guide, and follows the same format.

The online service is perfect for agencies that prefer a “paperless” approach to checking ID. Each authorized user can quickly access information through your agency’s network, right to our IP address-controlled online site. User Name and Password protection provide additional security. This online service is updated periodically throughout the year.

This subscription service is available to government agencies and qualifying companies networking 20 or more locations.

DOCUtector is an online database that provides worldwide coverage of documents and forensic images of security features that help confirm each document’s physical characteristics. This controlled-access, online database includes more than 6000 security images of 1200 different ID document formats. Full-color photos of the security features include UV images, holograms, OVDs, microprints, and more. DOCUtector is available by annual subscription.

Subscription is available to government agencies and appropriate commercial concerns.