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ID Card Printing

Whether you’re safeguarding access, managing visitors, or identifying staff or members, our customisable ID cards are engineered to meet your every security need. With a suite of high-security features and seamless integration with our specialist software, we offer a bespoke solution that’s adaptable to any sector.

High Security ID Cards


At Orion Print, security is what we do. Our ID cards are suitable for diverse industries including healthcare, education, events, transport, retail and more. 


Our tailored solutions fortify your identification process with advanced security features, ensuring unparalleled protection against unauthorised access. Our cutting-edge security features combined with our card technology ensure a bespoke approach to protecting your premises. 


Your security is our main priority, as such all your sensitive information and data is protected at every stage of production throughout our high-security facility. 

Our range of ID Cards

Security Passes

Our security passes offer robust identification solutions, ensuring secure access to restricted areas within your premises or event.

Drivers Licences

Trusted by authorities and institutions, our driver's licences are meticulously designed to meet official standards while integrating advanced security features.

Student Cards

Enhance campus security with our student ID cards, providing reliable identification and access control for educational institutions.

Medical ID Cards

Designed to accurately identify patients and medical staff, our medical ID cards prioritise privacy and security in healthcare environments.

Staff ID Cards

Streamline employee identification and access management with our staff ID cards, customisable to reflect your organisation's brand and security requirements.

Visitor Passes

Welcome guests with confidence using our visitor passes, featuring temporary access privileges and optional security enhancements for peace of mind.

Membership Cards

Elevate member experiences with our membership cards, offering exclusive benefits and secure access to club facilities or services.

Library Cards

Facilitate library services with our library cards, ensuring smooth patron identification and resource access within your library system.

Smart Cards

Revolutionise security and convenience with our smart cards, integrating advanced technologies like RFID or NFC for multifunctional capabilities.

ID Card Security Features


At our state-of-the-art secure facility in Derbyshire, your products are protected by our 24/7 CCTV, restricted access and full traceability throughout the manufacturing and fulfilment process. Our experienced team are experts in preventing fraud and counterfeiting, with our bespoke approach and advanced security measures, our ID cards are unparalleled. 

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In the dynamic realm of events, security is paramount. From performer passes to security credentials and event cards, our ID cards ensure smooth operations while safeguarding against unauthorised access. With Orion’s expertise, event organisers can trust in our robust security measures to maintain order and protect attendees and performers alike.  Accreditation is key for all events.


In educational institutions, security plays a crucial role in fostering a safe learning environment. Our range of ID cards, including library cards, student cards, and staff IDs, serve as essential tools for identification and access control. With Orion’s solutions, schools and universities can enhance campus security, manage facility access, and safeguard their students, staff, and resources.


In the healthcare sector, patient safety and data security are non-negotiable. Our staff ID cards, medical ID cards, and patient ID cards ensure accurate identification while restricting access to sensitive areas. With Orion’s solutions, healthcare facilities can maintain confidentiality, prevent unauthorised access to medical records, and uphold regulatory compliance, ultimately prioritising the well-being and privacy of patients and staff.


In the fast-paced world of retail, staff security is essential for preventing theft, ensuring employee safety, and protecting valuable assets. Our staff ID cards provide a reliable means of identifying authorised personnel, enhancing security protocols, and maintaining a secure work environment. With Orion’s solutions, retailers can deter fraudulent activities, streamline operations, and uphold a trustworthy reputation in the marketplace.

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Take a look at common FAQs for ID Cards below. If you have any other questions feel free to reach out to our team.

What materials are used for ID card printing?

Our ID cards are crafted for durability, primarily using robust PVC with a range of finishes available. Additionally, we offer enhancements such as foils, embossing, or holograms for added security. For short-term needs, we provide a board card alternative, although security options are more limited with this option.  We also offer recyclable options too using Synthetic materials in various weights when PVC is not required.

Do you offer a design service?

Absolutely. We boast an expert team of in-house security designers. You have the flexibility to upload your artwork for simple ID card designs. Alternatively, upon inquiry, you’ll be assigned a dedicated account manager who will guide you through every stage of the design, manufacturing, and fulfilment process.

What is the cost of ID card printing?

The cost of ID cards can vary significantly depending on the complexity of the design and the accompanying security features. We offer options for both short-run and bulk printing, which affects pricing. For a detailed breakdown tailored to your specific requirements, please contact one of our team members.

Can I encode the ID card?

Certainly. We provide a range of technologies to authenticate your ID cards. Options include magnetic strips, barcodes/QR codes, RFID technology and Smart card technology. Reach out to our team to discover the optimal solution for your needs.