Automatic License Plate Recognition API

Accurate, fast and easy to use API for license plate recognition. Trained on data from over 100 countries and regions around the world.

Try it out! Pick a picture of a vehicle.

Number plate identification

car number plate

1AU6784

license plate
car number plate

AKR7913

license plate
car number plate

442LF

license plate
car number plate

2SJ9646

license plate
car number plate

499TKC

license plate
car number plate

163BPB

license plate
Request
  curl -F 'upload=@/path/to/car.jpg' \
  -H 'Authorization: Token 123456' \
  https://platerecognizer.com/plate-reader/
Response
  {"filename":"car.jpg",
  "results":[
  {"box":{"xmin":12,"ymin":84,"ymax":168,"xmax":380},
  "plate":"123456","score":0.90}]}
Made for Developers
Simple REST API

Integrate with our ANPR API in a few lines of code and get an easy to use JSON response with the number plate value of the vehicle.

Installing a license plate recognition software is time consuming and requires high compute capabilities. Trust our cloud service to read number plates from any country. Go with high accuracy and simplicity! Contrary to other automatic license plate software, you don't even need to provide country hints. And no special hardware is required to get great results. Some examples of how to interface with our API are on this Github project. It lets you call the API on all the files of a directory and analyse the frames of a video.


Applications
  • Improve parking enforcement. Track license plates for automatic access control. Create an automated system to scan images of parked cars and their license plates while patrolling streets. For example you could set cameras taking rapid images of parked cars and licenses plates as officers drive along streets. The images are then sent to our API for recognition.
  • Secure your property. Automatically detect license plates and compare them to your list of unwanted vehicles. Replace physical permits with license plate recognition.
  • Improve customer service. Identify customers as they arrive and alert your team with relevant information. For example, John Smith arrived for his appointment.
  • Improve parkings. Our API makes it easy to monitor parking usage. With that information you can give your customers live updates about parking availability. They could also reserve a spot and pay in advance. You can also create a ticketless parking. The license plate can be used as the vehicle identity.


 

Pricing options

Free

$0

Per month
  • 2500 recognitions
  • Max 50 calls / minute
Small Business

$39

Per month
  • 50000 recognitions
  • Max 100 calls / minute
Deluxe

$150

Per month
  • 200000 recognitions
  • Max 100 calls / minute
Custom Plan

We also offer custom solutions if you have specific needs. For example, our service can also be installed on-premises on your own network.

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A money-back guarantee
If you are not thrilled with our service, we do not want your money. We will refund any payment made within the last thirty days if you are unsatisfied for any reason.
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There are no setup fees, no long-term contracts.
Knowledgeable, friendly support
We do our level best to answer all emails within 24 hours. All questions are answered by our lead engineer.