Approval Profile for Certificate Dissemination – tSd 0105


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 Certificate Dissemination services.


The criteria given in this Approval Profile are related to the provision of services that perform either or both of the following functions:

  1. the provision of certificates to subscribers and, if the subscriber requests or permits, to potential relying parties;
  2. the publication of a certificate through it being held in a repository for subsequent retrieval.

Issue 3.03

The full Profile is available as a PDF document free of charge for non-commercial use. To track access, you must register (free of charge) – this entitles you to access the restricted Approvals Profiles page. To register for access to the Profiles please click here. Already registered? Login, then access the files here.


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


What we do

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