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Last updated: 2023-09-05 15:26:56

    1. API Description

    Domain name for API request: ocr.tencentcloudapi.com.

    This API is used to recognize a passport issued in Hong Kong/Macao/Taiwan (China) or other countries/regions. Recognizable fields include passport ID, name, date of birth, gender, expiration date, issuing country/region, and nationality. It has the features of cropping identity photos and alarming for photographed or photocopied documents.

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    2. Input Parameters

    The following request parameter list only provides API request parameters and some common parameters. For the complete common parameter list, see Common Request Parameters.

    Parameter Name Required Type Description
    Action Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: MLIDPassportOCR.
    Version Yes String Common Params. The value used for this API: 2018-11-19.
    Region No String Common Params. This parameter is not required for this API.
    ImageBase64 Yes String Base64-encoded value of image. The image cannot exceed 7 MB in size after being Base64-encoded. A resolution above 500x800 is recommended. PNG, JPG, JPEG, and BMP formats are supported. It is recommended that the card part occupies more than 2/3 area of the image.
    RetImage No Boolean Whether to return an image. Default value: false.

    3. Output Parameters

    Parameter Name Type Description
    ID String Passport ID
    Name String Name
    DateOfBirth String Date of birth
    Sex String Gender (F: female, M: male)
    DateOfExpiration String Expiration date
    IssuingCountry String Issuing country
    Nationality String Country/region code
    Warn Array of Integer Alarm codes
    -9103 Alarm for spoofed document
    -9102 Alarm for photocopied document (including black & white and color ones)
    -9106 Alarm for covered card
    Image String Identity photo
    AdvancedInfo String Extended field:
    CodeSet String The first row of the machine-readable zone (MRZ) at the bottom
    CodeCrc String The second row of the MRZ at the bottom
    Surname String The surname.
    Note: This field may return null, indicating that no valid values can be obtained.
    GivenName String The given name.
    Note: This field may return null, indicating that no valid values can be obtained.
    RequestId String The unique request ID, which is returned for each request. RequestId is required for locating a problem.

    4. Example

    Example1 Recognizing a non-Chinese mainland passport (debugging tool)

    This example shows you how to recognize a non-Chinese mainland passport.

    Input Example

    POST / HTTP/1.1
    Host: ocr.tencentcloudapi.com
    Content-Type: application/json
    X-TC-Action: MLIDPassportOCR
    <Common request parameters>
        "ImageBase64": "base64 encoding"

    Output Example

        "Response": {
            "AdvancedInfo": "{\"IssuingCountry\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9500\"},\"Name\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9500\"},\"ID\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9500\"},\"Nationality\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9500\"},\"DateOfBirth\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9500\"},\"Sex\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9500\"},\"DateOfExpiration\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9500\"},\"Surname\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9500\"},\"GivenName\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9500\"},\"CodeSet\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9995\"},\"CodeCrc\":{\"Confidence\":\"0.9997\"}}",
            "CodeCrc": "4567123452USA9004117F2107268713843748<708026",
            "CodeSet": "P<USACARTER<<ESTHER<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<",
            "DateOfBirth": "19900411",
            "DateOfExpiration": "20210726",
            "GivenName": "ESTHER",
            "ID": "456712345",
            "Image": "",
            "IssuingCountry": "USA",
            "Name": "CARTER ESTHER",
            "Nationality": "USA",
            "RequestId": "9c42cdcf-53df-445d-b45b-ea3eaaf2bb70",
            "Sex": "F",
            "Surname": "CARTER",
            "Warn": [

    5. Developer Resources


    TencentCloud API 3.0 integrates SDKs that support various programming languages to make it easier for you to call APIs.

    Command Line Interface

    6. Error Code

    The following only lists the error codes related to the API business logic. For other error codes, see Common Error Codes.

    Error Code Description
    FailedOperation.DownLoadError File download failed.
    FailedOperation.ImageDecodeFailed Image decoding failed.
    FailedOperation.NoPassport Not a passport.
    FailedOperation.OcrFailed OCR failed.
    FailedOperation.UnKnowError Unknown error.
    FailedOperation.UnOpenError The service is not activated.
    InvalidParameterValue.InvalidParameterValueLimit Incorrect parameter value.
    LimitExceeded.TooLargeFileError The file is too large.
    ResourcesSoldOut.ChargeStatusException Exceptional billing status.
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