Barclays Identity service from Barclays Bank Plc

Barclays Identity service
from Barclays Bank Plc

Grant of Approval

tScheme Limited grants approval to the electronic trust service identified as:
Barclays Identity Service

as supplied by:
Barclays Bank PLC
of 1 Churchill Place, London E14 5HP

The management system used to deliver this service is certified by:
LR Lloyd's Register Quality Assurance Ltd.
of Trinity Park, 1 Bickenhill Lane, Birmingham B37 7ES

to satisfy the criteria defined in the following tScheme Approval Profiles:

Title Identity Issue
Base Approval Profile tSd0111 3.00
Approval Profile for an Identity Provider tSd0112 1.00
Approval Profile for Identity Registration Services tSd0108 2.06
Approval Profile for Credential Validation Services tSd0109 1.00
Approval Profile for Credential Management Services tSd0113 1.00

and in accordance with:

Title LoA Issue
GPG45 – Identity proofing and verification of an individual 2 2.2

This Approval initially commenced on:
30th June, 2016 (undertaken by KPMG), subsequently re-Approved by LR on 13th March 2020

Documents supporting this grant are available by clicking on the links in the tables above.

This Grant of approval is issued by:
tScheme Limited
Mulberry Grove
PO Box 3653
RG40 9NN
United Kingdom

Company Number 4000985

Approved Service Description

This tScheme certification covers the Barclays Identity Service.

The service will offer, to UK citizens intending to use the gov.uk verify services, the ability of:

  • Creating a secure digital identity, hosted and managed by Barclays
  • By providing personal information i.e. name, address, date of birth, gender and address history
  • By providing passport, driving licence and UK bank account details which are verified with HMPO and DVLA via the evidence checking service and Equifax, a credit reference agency
  • By completing a knowledge based verification which is based on their financial history held with credit reference agency
  • Once the identity proofing and verification is completed successfully, Barclays IDP will notify the gov.uk verify platform that will allow access to the services provided by relying parties that use gov.uk verify.

The service will be available to UK citizens, intending to use a set of digital government services, matching the eligibility criteria specified by the GDS verify service.

The Barclays identity service will be available through digital devices (Web and Mobile) and will support both English and Welsh speaking customers.


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