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Security Features


Our business checks contain all of the latest, most advanced security features in the industry, adhering to the ANSI standards. 

Our Standard Laser Checks include the following:

  • Microprint Warning Band Border: Reads "Original Document". When copied, the wording is not readable.
  • TonerFuse©II: Prevents erasure and tampering with laser printed data. Reveals attempted tape lifting or scraping.
  • Security Warning Band Border: The most popular security border available.
  • Padlock Icon: Indicates check meets industry standards, listing security guidelines on back.
  • Invisible Fluorescent Fibers in Paper: Fibers in paper stock are revealed under a black light.
  • Heat Sensitive Thermochromic Icon: Red key disappears when subject to heat or touch.
  • Chemical Stain: Sensitized paper reacts to chemical attempts to alter check.
  • Padlock Icon on Back: Lists additional visible and concealed security features.
  • Check Security Watermark: When held at an angle, words "Original Document" appear.
  • Screened Check Back: Deters duplication. Screen does not reproduce when copied.
  • Microprinting Below Endorsement Area Line: Line copy reads "Original Document". When copied, the wording is not readable.
  • Coin Reactive Ink: When rubbed with a coin, a key will appear underneath image.
  • Non-Negotiable Phrase: Secures voucher from alteration.

Our DocuGard Prismatic Checks (Blue/Green and Blue/Red) include the following security features: 

  • DocuGard checks are Check 21 compliant.
  • Prints "VOID" on front when duplicated.
  • Patterned background highlights erasure alterations.
  • Two-tone colors on front add a layer of security.
  • Security warning is printed on front of check.
  • Red shield on front is heat-sensitive and disappears if subject to heat or touch.
  • Watermark on back can be seen when check is held on an angle.
  • Coin-reactive ink on watermark changes color when scratched with a coin.
  • Check verification number is part of the watermark.
  • Microtext print contains the DocuGard name and is difficult to copy. 
  • Anti-splice backer deters splicing of information.
  • Endorsement area prints "VOID" when duplicated.
  • Security Features Box lists tamper-resistant attributes.

Our Manual Checks include the following:

  • Microprinting in the border.
  • Void feature pantograph.
  • Warning borders.
  • Original Document security screen on back.
  • Patterned background highlights erasure alterations.