We’re the UK self-regulatory body for electronic trust service approval

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

Approval Profile for Registration Services – 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 individuals, system objects, corporate entities and other organisations for the verification and registration of identity and other attributes.

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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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