Fast and reliable Software Development Kit (SDK) to capture and display printed data from passports, ID cards and driver's licenses - Creating confidence and convenience

Read machine-readable codes with one SDK

Scan MRZ

Used on ID cards and passports according to ICAO Document 9303

Scan PDF417

Used on driver's licenses and ID cards according to ISO/IEC 15438

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Use data in your app

The Mobile Scan SDK can easily be integrated into your app to capture data of ID cards, passports and driver’s licenses. Some of the use cases where this automatic capture brings benefits in the form of process efficiency, user experience, and higher data quality are:

  • Authentication of people*
  • Guest registrations
  • Member registrations
  • Hotel Check-ins
  • Customer onboarding
  • Travel facilitation
  • Age checks

* if the Mobile Scan SDK is combined with Mobile Chip SDK and biometric checks.

Your advantages

  • Fast and reliable scan of MRZ and PDF417
  • Off-line data inspection and verification
  • Easy to integrate with other SDKs
  • Compatible with Apple and Android operating systems

Combine SDKs from OVD Kinegram

OVD Kinegram provides different SDKs for identity proofing. The MOBILE SCAN SDK can be combined with the MOBILE CHIP SDK and the MOBILE DOC LIBRARY SDK (coming soon). Check out the various possibilities.


Reads chip data from passports and ID cards using the SCAN SDK (MRZ).


Comprehensive library with photos and videos of passports and ID cards.

Use demo app

Try the features yourself. Download our fully functional demonstrator KINEGRAM DIGITAL SEAL which includes MOBILE CHIP SDK, MOBILE SCAN SDK and DOC LIBRARY SDK.
Use the store button below.

Hungry for more technical details?

Click the button below to see how the SDK can be integrated in your solution. Get answers to your questions on the read-me pages.

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Who we are

Since 1985 OVD Kinegram has managed over 600 government document security projects worldwide. We are the anchor of trust. The company is based in Switzerland and a member of the german KURZ group

We know document security

The optical element KINEGRAM is the world’s most advanced foil based security solution for the protection of government documents and banknotes. More than 120 countries trust the KINEGRAM and the innovative capacity of OVD Kinegram AG. 


  • ISO 14298:2013 Management of Security Printing Processes
  • CWA 15374:2018 Security Management System for Supplier to the Security
  • ISO 9001:2015 Qualitiy Management System
  • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Management System
  • ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Management System 
US Greencard, Government security by OVD Kinegram
Canada Dollars series, Banknote security by KURZ
Swiss National Passport, Government security by OVD Kinegram
South Africa Passport, Government security by OVD Kinegram
Germany Passport, Government security by OVD Kinegram
UK Driver Licence, Government security by OVD Kinegram
Netherlands Passport, Government security by OVD Kinegram
Australia 20, Banknote security by KURZ