tScheme is the self-regulatory body for electronic trust service approval in the UK

What we do

Approval for organisations in the trust service provider sector.

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Schemes and Profiles

Providing guidelines and criteria for organisations to develop their trust services.

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Why tScheme approval?

It’s the mark which says your service meets the highest standards of trust.

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Our members

We’re a member-led not-for-profit organisation.

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Using the tScheme mark

The tScheme mark lets users know that your service offers the highest levels of trust.

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Getting tScheme approval

Approval usually takes at least three months, but it can be quicker.

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Profiles

Base Approval Profile – tSd 0111

This document defines the base tScheme criteria against which Trust Services and the organisations which provide them must be successfully assessed in order to be eligible for a Grant of Approval. It is intended to be used in conjunction with individual Approval Profiles specific to particular service types.

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Approval Profile for Identity Registration – t...

This document defines the tScheme criteria against which organisations must be successfully assessed in order to be eligible for a Grant of Approval for the provision of services to Government, individuals, system objects, corporate entities and other relying parties for the verification and registration of identity attributes.

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Approval Profile for Credential Validation – t...

This document defines the tScheme criteria against which organisations must be successfully assessed in order to be eligible for a Grant of Approval for the provision of services to Government, individuals, system objects, corporate entities and other relying parties for the validation of credentials to enable the authentication of the identity of individuals.

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