Printing ID cards

Last updated - Jan 21, 2021 at 3:55PM

Now that you have added some employees, you will need some ID cards to scan. You can either print your own for free (works with a barcode reader and our Mobile App) or you can order special PVC cards with an embedded chip which can also be used on TimeTablet devices or by tapping the card with your NFC-enabled Android phone.

Print your own

To print your own cards navigate to the employees screen by logging in and then in the top menu click through to Setup > Employees. From this screen click-to-select all the employees you would like to print a card for. Now in the left-hand-side actions menu select Print and then choose a paper size option to download a printable PDF will all the selected employees' ID cards, ready for print.

Print option Description
US Letter

Will print up to 8 cards on each US Letter page page.


Will print up to 8 cards on each A4 page.


Will print up to eighteen cards on each A3 page.

Card Printer

Use this option if you have your own ID card printer.

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Buy PVC cards with smart-chip

Log in to TIMEDOCK and use the top navigational menu to navigate to Setup > Employees. From this screen click-to-select the employee(s) you would like to order a card for. The employee row(s) will be highlighted blue to indicate selection. Next, in the left-hand-side actions menu select Buy cards. Follow the prompts on screen to continue through the payment process. Upon receipt of payment your cards will be printed onto a durable PVC card with a special embedded chip, allowing your employees to clock In/Out via our TimeTablet devices, TimeDock app, most QR readers and other third party integrated devices.

Example: Purchasing cards for Mitch and Steve.

TimeDock buy employee cards

Clicking Buy Cards with no employee records selected will add your entire employee list to your order.

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