Forensic Document Recognition (FDR) for Professionals - CPE Credits

Organization: e ID Training

Created by: Admin COOP


This course is NOT accepted by the IRS for ITIN CAAs.  ITIN CAAs should refer to Forensic Document Recognition (FDR) for ITIN CAAs.

EACH student should purchase the course individually as a SINGLE LICENSE BUYER using their OWN name and email address (the same credit card CAN be used for different students). Do NOT use the Multiple License Buyer option.

We are pleased to announce that this course is now eligible for Continuing Professional Education credits!

The course is extremely valuable to anyone handling documents during the course of their job. FDR provides the training and resources you need to examine identity documents and their presenters to combat fraud. 

The fully-narrated course can be stopped and resumed at your convenience. A series of printable job aids covering essential concepts and document features is included so that you will always have the fraud tools you need. e-idtraining is a licensed distributor of the FDR courseware. The content is received directly from issuing agencies, and is used extensively by DMV and law enforcement staff across the US and Canada.


Delivery Method: QAS self-study

Format: Electronic learning with supplemental pdf downloads

Location: On-line

Program Level: Basic

Who should take the course: Anyone presented identity documents as part of job function

Prerequisites: None

Advanced preparation: None

Technical requirements: Internet connection, pdf reader

Field of Study: Specialized knowledge

Recommended CPEs: 7 credits*

Final Exam: Multiple attempts permitted

Course Expiration: One year from date of purchase to complete the course

Latest Revision: December 6, 2023

CPE Sponsor: National Register of CPE Sponsor #132215

     •  Buena Vista Resources LLC

     •  dba

*In accordance with the standards of the National Register of CPE Sponsors, CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. Buena Vista Resources LLC (dba is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Register of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have the final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website


Availability: As soon as you purchase the course, you will be taken to your on-line portal and can begin training. The on-line content is available for one year or until course completion, whichever occurs first.


Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of key terms associated with the recognition of fraud and the examination of documents
  • Identify the components of the Fraud Detection Model
  • Define/identify common printing methods and security features used in secure documents
  • Recall the important features, purposes, and issuance characteristics of a variety of vehicle and personal identification documents
  • Apply skills to:

                  •  Evaluate examples of genuine and counterfeit document features

                  •  Perform basic facial comparisons


Course lessons:

Introduction to Fraud

Security Features

Birth Certificates

Titles and Vehicle Identification Documents

Driver's Licenses and Identification Cards

Travel Documents

Social Security Cards

US Immigration Documents

Military IDs

Canadian Travel, Citizenship, and Immigration Documents

Canadian Birth, Driver, and Vehicle Documents

Mexican Documents

Counterfeits and Alterations

People and Actions

Final Exam


Promotional Discounts and Multi-license purchases:  

Individual/single course purchasers: Although our shopping cart contains a field for promotional discount codes, please be aware that we are NOT offering promotional discount codes at this time.

e-idtraining welcomes purchases of multiple licenses for a number of your employees in a single transaction. For purchases under 5 licenses, it is recommended that EACH student purchase the course individually (the same credit card CAN be used).

For purchases of 5 or more licenses:  

If you would like to purchase 5 or more licenses in one transaction in order to obtain a group discount, register with a corporate account.  BE AWARE that registering with a corporate account will make you the account administrator. You will then assume some administrative responsibilities and need to assign the purchased licenses to the intended students (including yourself).  You will be provided detailed instructions on assigning students. Please follow them carefully.  

Multi-license purchases are eligible for the following discounts:

      •  5-9 students - 10% discount

      •  10-19 students - 15% discount

      •  20+ students - 20% discount


Important billing information:

Please note our Learning Management System provider, TELANIA, LLC will appear in your credit card statement as the biller for purchases of this course.


Refund policy:

We are happy to correct any errors that may be made during the purchase process. Refunds cannot be processed once the course has been started. For questions or concerns, please contact:


830-307-3388 or


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