The new IDP Smart 51 card printer with advanced security features and an unrivalled 5-year manufacturer warranty is now available at Identity.
Produce high-quality ID cards with photo-like images, vibrant colours, and crisp, detailed text,
complete with secure UV ink printing.
Want a bespoke design added to a lanyard?
Use our personalised lanyard service and have them delivered within 3 working days of artwork approval.
Easily identify staff, students, visitors and contractors.
Choose from 10 colours and sold in packs of 100 to save you money.
Our most popular holders.
Rigid, durable and designed to last.
A handy way to keep ID badges within reach at all times.
Nylon, metal or crocodile we stock them all.
Low Cost, High Quality.
Trusted by Ford, DHL and many more.
Photo ID cards are full-colour printed and personalised plastic cards that prominently feature an image of the cardholder, name and title, company branding, and issue date. They are typically used to help companies quickly recognise employees, contractors or vendors and confirm access privileges.
Photo ID cards are full-colour printed and personalised plastic cards prominently feature an image of the cardholder, their name and title, company branding and issue dates. They are typically used for identification purposes and help companies quickly recognise employees, contractors or vendors and confirm their access privileges.
Screen printed lanyards for Energia staff and door-to-door sales agents. Printed using a durable. flexible white ink on Pantone matched Energia purple
Collate all photos together in one folder. Make sure they are all image files and not Word documents or PDFs – jpeg format at high resolution preferred. Number photos sequentially as 001, 002 …
Enter cardholder details into the spreadsheet (see example). Make text ALL CAPS if possible.
Email or share the spreadsheet and photos with us. Email .zip files, or share a Dropbox of OneDrive folder to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email your logo and other card details to us. Pleas make the logo as high resolution as possible – minimum 300 dpi. Email any standard text you want added to the front and back of the card.
Our design team will send you a draft of the gift card artwork for review and approval.
Final step: We quality check your order then pack it up for next-day shipping.
There are different ways to store cardholder data on photo ID cards and selecting the right option is important. Choose from these formats:
• Magnetic stripe cards
• Contactless cards
• Signature strip cards
Colour and shape
All of the above come in a variety of colours and dimensions. The material and shape of cards depends on your branding and technical requirements.
Do you have software?
Consider what software you might need to connect cards with third-party systems building access or event management
Blank white cards
Magnetic stripe cards
We have two service levels for custom printed photo ID cards; 3-5 days or 12-15 days. Please note that the type of colour reproduction you choose can affect delivery times. Contact us below to find out more.
For photographs and logos having a high resolution file is essential for high print quality. Please send any image or graphic files at minimum 300 dpi – and higher than that if you can.
Do you have questions about photo ID card size, thickness, materials or compatibility? From magnetic stripe to contactless, we’re sure to have a photo ID card and security format that suits your needs. Contact our experts for help.