ID Scanners For Dispensaries

Prevent underage sales by catching 98% of fake IDs, increase state compliance, and enhance your customer experience with a simple scan of your guest’s ID. Our ID scanning is tailor made for cannabis dispensaries and MSOs.

We power ID scanning, age verification, and fake detection for more than 750 dispensaries in the US and Canada, and nine of the ten largest MSOs.

Simple, Instant ID Scanning

Simply use our dispensary ID scanner and our software instantly alerts you if the ID is suspicious or your guest is under 21, using either standalone solutions or our seamless POS integrations.

age verification process for dispensary and VeriScan solutions serve MSOs, enterprise dispensary operations, single-location dispensaries, and cannabis couriers. We are continuously monitoring the compliance landscape to ensure we help every dispensary meet their regulatory requirements for ID scanning, age verification, and data retention.

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Cannabis POS Integrations

While our ID scanners for dispensaries are powerfully effective on their own, we have also partnered with best-in-class dispensary POS and ERP providers to integrate ID scanning into their platforms for a complete solution.

  • Dutchie/LeafLogix
  • Sweed
  • Blaze
  • COVA
  • Seed & Beyond
  • COVA integrates seamlessly into cannabis industry software, ensuring your customer data enters the system with 100% accuracy, and each ID scan can be associated with visit and purchase history.

ID Scanning For Medical Marijuana Cards

With the latest addition to our ID format library, dispensaries will now be able to scan and parse data from medical marijuana cards from 19 states, representing more than 4.8M medical cannabis patients.

Available MMJ Cards:

Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Washington D.C.

These cards will now be able to be scanned and parsed directly into VeriScan or your cannabis POS system.

map of scannable medical marijuana cards

Benefits of Dispensary ID Scanning

Our software leverages the power of the ID to help you create rich, accurate dispensary customer profiles.

Maintain Banned Lists

Easily manage Banned lists that keep your employees safe from troublesome customers.

Provide White Glove Service To VIPs

Utilize our golden zip codes feature to identify potential high spenders. And greet your repeat customers by instantly pulling up their profile so you can have their favorite cannabis products ready for them.

Track Purchase History

Sync ID data to your cannabis POS system to build integrated guest profiles that include purchase history, favorite products, and customer behavior.

Fake ID popup on VeriScan page - for dispensary

ID Authentication for Dispensaries

Not all ID scanning is created equal. If you aren’t authenticating, you’re not catching fakes.

back of driver's license

2D Barcode Scanning For Dispensaries

The 2D barcode on the back of an ID contains information such as first name, last name, and date of birth. It also often contains tells that indicate whether an ID is fake.

Our AI-powered VeriScan Online software checks for anomalies in the 2D barcode based on more than 10,000 data points. When paired with specialty hardware, our software uses ORC to check the 2D barcode against the text on the front of the ID. If the information does not match, the ID is fake.

ID Authentication Hologram

What is ID Authentication?

Drivers licenses and passports have been designed to be difficult to fake. They include hundreds of security features built into the document, including holograms, watermarks, microprints, and “if you know you know” easter eggs.

In order to authenticate an ID, your dispensary needs both specialty hardware, capable of scanning the document with UV, infrared, and white light, and performing simultaneous front/back image capture, and software which can match the results of those scans against libraries of document templates, ensuring that the document security features are accurate.

US map of available DMV verification requests

Add Checks Against Third Party Databases

For an additional layer of security, or in instances in which document authentication is not practical, such as cannabis delivery, third party checks can be used to verify identity.

Learn more about our DMV Verification Service.

ID Scanning For Dispensary Compliance

Whether you’re a medical or recreational dispensary, you’ve invested a lot in your license. ID scanning can make sure you keep it.

VeriScan Age Verification

Maintain State Compliance

VeriScan is continuously updated to ensure our ID scanning technology can meet stringent compliance standards in all recreational and medical states. This includes digital scanning requirements, PII retention laws, and storage of fake ID information. We maintain relationships with regulatory bodies across the country to keep on top of changing laws.

Download our 50 State ID Scanning For Dispensaries Compliance Guide.

Track Daily Maximums

Associate purchases to each ID scan, keeping you and your customers compliant with consumption laws.

Prevent Looping

By syncing customer visitor and purchase history between multiple locations you can prevent looping and fraudulent behavior.

Ready to buy an ID scanner for dispensaries?

Shop our selection of desktop and mobile scanners, paired with ID scanning and visitor management software. Not only do we offer the only solution approved by the Nevada Department of Taxation’s Cannabis Regulatory Control Board, but we have purpose-built our system to meet the unique needs of dispensaries across the country. 

ID scanner for dispensaries

Need help choosing an ID scanner for dispensaries?

Whether you’re a high traffic MSO, a small dispensary looking to stay compliant, or a cannabis delivery service, we have cannabis dispensary ID scanning experts on the team who can discuss your use case, state-level compliance guidelines, and find a solution to fit your needs. 

Dispensary ID Scanning News & Updates

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