Regula Document Reader js client for the browser and node.js based on axios

Usage no npm install needed!

<script type="module">
  import regulaforensicsDocumentReaderWebclient from 'https://cdn.skypack.dev/@regulaforensics/document-reader-webclient';


Regula Document Reader js client for the browser and node.js based on axios

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Documents recognition as easy as reading two bytes.

If you have any problems with or questions about this client, please contact us through a GitHub issue. You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; We are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can. See dev guide

Install package

npm install @regulaforensics/document-reader-webclient


Performing request:

import {DocumentReaderApi, TextFieldType, GraphicFieldType} from '@regulaforensics/document-reader-webclient'
const {PORTRAIT, SIGNATURE} = GraphicFieldType

const imageAsBase64String = getDocImageAsBase64String()
const api = new DocumentReaderApi({basePath: "http://localhost:8080"})
const result = await api.process({images: [imageAsBase64String]})

Parsing results:

// text fields
const docNumber = result.text.getField(DOCUMENT_NUMBER)
const fullName = result.text.getField(SURNAME_AND_GIVEN_NAMES)
const dateOfBirth = result.text.getField(DATE_OF_BIRTH)
// graphics fields
const portraitAsBase64 = result.images.getField(PORTRAIT)
const signatureAsBase64 = result.images.getField(SIGNATURE)


Language level

  • ES5 with some ES6 features [Promise] and whatwg URL. If your environment doesn't support ES6 required features, you can polyfill.
  • nodejs 10+

Module system

  • CommonJS
  • ES6 module system


  • TypeScript's definitions should be automatically resolved via package.json. (Reference)