Our secure, confidential and low cost scanning services are tailored to meet strict budget needs of the education sector.

Education sector scanning Approved scanning provider to various educational institutes

We provide national document scanning and data capture services to schools, colleges and universities with next day collection and delivery facility for small on-demand scanning needs. Whether you are looking to have a simple Scan to PDF service or more complex scanning, data capture and OCR processing requirements, we cover it all and through the UK. We have been successfully delivering scanning projects of all sizes for the last 15 years to some of the most prestigious educational institutes in UK and Europe.

Our scanning services will modernise your document storage and management, ensuring that your files are secure online and offline. The need for costly offsite document storage will be eliminated and you will be able to manage your records easily and efficiently. Your institution will also become that much greener, by using less paper.

Document Scanning Process

The document scanning process What we do with your documents

  • Collection

    We provide a secure collection of your documents from anywhere in the UK within 24 hours or as convenient for you as well as we can supply storage boxes and assistance with removing and boxing up your files.

  • Conversion

    We scan and convert all types and sizes of documents to a digital format of your choice such as PDF, PDF Searchable, TIFF, JPEG, Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Delivery

    We deliver your digital data on a secure storage medium of your choice such as CD, DVD, USB, secure FTP or fully managed Pearl Cloud document management system.

The Process in Depth

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Additional specialist services As well as scanning variety of paper documents, we also provide the following specialist services;

  • Scanning and automated data capture of surveys
  • Advance data capture and validation of exam papers
  • Scanning and OCR processing of files to PDF
  • Digitisation and conversion of Microfiche and Microfilm media
  • Conversion of wide format drawings and plans to digital format
  • Scanning and conversion of books to PDF and other e-book formats

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Digital preservation for libraries

Digital preservation forms one strand of a transformative Integrated Scholarly Information project taking place across the libraries in the UK. The aim of this particular strand of work is to to safeguard the University’s digital information assets; to ensure their authenticity, reliability and integrity, and to monitor their usability over time, taking appropriate action to protect usability according to best practice and technology available.

Our digitisation services and digital document management solutions can help libraries to achieve their objectives.

Why Choose Pearl Scan?


In conjunction with the EN BS ISO 9001:2005, 27001, 14001 and in-house implemented quality, security and compliance procedures allow us to deliver peace of mind scanning services to our client. We are an approved document scanning and data capture scanning service provider to many reputable health, education, manufacturing, financial, logistics etc. organisations.

    ISO 9001 Registered         ISO 14001 Registered         ISO 27001 Registered         Investors In People         PCI Compliant         Member of IRM     


Founded in 2003, with almost 15 years of valuable knowledge and expertise in delivering successful document scanning and data capture services through the UK to some of the most reputable and globally known organisations.


We operate from a custom built document scanning and data capture centre, which is built around security, safety and confidentiality. The site is monitored 24hours a day by security and CCTV systems.


The document scanning and data capture bureau is equipped with the state-of-the-art dedicated document, Microfilm media, Books and Large Format Plans scanning and capture technology; catering for a wide range of document types and sizes making us a one-stop service provider for scanning and digital conversion needs . We continually invest in our staff training and latest technology to ensure that we are delivering quality and innovations at all times.


Pearl Scan Group has the infrastructure to provide quick turnaround for urgent document scanning needs to taking on a large volume scanning and conversion of documents, microfilm media, books etc. projects. Our document scanning and data capture service centre always run at 80% of its productivity allowing 20% space and resources for on-demand, ad-hock projects.