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Legal Restrictions on Scanning/Copying

It may be unlawful to make copies of, scan, print, or use reproductions of the following documents.

The list provided is non-exhaustive. When in doubt, check with a legal representative in your jurisdiction.

  • Paper money
  • Money orders
  • Certificates of deposit
  • Postage stamps (canceled or uncanceled)
  • Identifying badges or insignias
  • Selective service or draft papers
  • Checks or drafts issued by governmental agencies
  • Motor vehicle licenses and certificates of title
  • Traveler's checks
  • Food stamps
  • Passports
  • Immigration papers
  • Internal revenue stamps (canceled or uncanceled)
  • Bonds or other certificates of indebtedness
  • Stock certificates
  • Copyrighted works/works of art without permission of copyright owner