Thus, the described documents on a plastic basis have a number of significant drawbacks. These factors contribute to the legalization of stolen and non-cleared vehicles, which in turn leads to costly losses and shortfalls in the budget of significant funds, as well as the use of fake driver’s licenses. To correct this situation, it is necessary to strengthen the protection of this type of documents by applying additional protection methods, for example: inscriptions or images that will be damaged when deleting personal data, leaving traces of erasing, applying personal data by laser engraving. Applying the document number after personalization by laser perforation or volumetric laser engraving, it is also necessary to establish effective control over consumables. These issues are most effectively resolved when implementing centralized personalization of this type of documents.
Key words: driver’s license, vehicle registration certificate, expert practice.