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Approved Services

These are the services which are currently approved by tScheme. Use the links to find detailed approval information for each service.

Service Provider Service Name Date Initially Approved Last Renewed Date
Royal Mail

Identity Verification Service

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3 November 2016 January 2018
Safran

SecureIdentity service

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20 October 2016 October 2017
Verizon

Identity Proofing and Identity Broker Service

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10 October 2016 December 2017
Data Communications Company

SMKI — Device Certification Authority service

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9 August 2016 August 2018
Data Communications Company

Infrastructure Key Infrastructure Certification Authority service

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9 August 2016 August 2018
Data Communications Company

SMKI — Organisation Certification Authority service

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9 August 2016 August 2018
Barclays

Barclays Identity service

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30 June 2016 Pending 3

 

Exostar

Digital Certificate Service

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30 June 2016 Pending
Digidentity

Identity Provider service for Verify

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30 April 2015 October 2017
GB Group

CitizenSafe Service

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12 February 2015 December 2017
Metropolitan Police

Enterprise PKI

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14 December 2014 March 2018
Experian

IDaaS

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21 October 2014 October 2017
BT

Radianz Messaging Service

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8 March 2011 May 2016
Home Office

Police service Root CA

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25 February 2011 December 2017
Home Office

Police service IAM Central Services CA

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25 February 2011 December 2017
Registers of Scotland

ARTL

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12 May 2008 June 2016
Health and Social Care Information Centre

Root CA for NHS PKI

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29 November 2007 August 2017
BT

Managed PKI Security

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27 May 2002 May 2018

Certificate Factory

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8 March 2002 March 2018

3 Delays due to Assessor (KPMG) being newly engaged as financial auditor for Barclays leading to additional risks of conflict of interest needing to be mitigated.

What the tScheme Approved Service Mark signifies

When a trust service carries the tScheme Mark, you can be secure in the knowledge that:

  • the service has been thoroughly evaluated against rigorous criteria by independent experts;
  • the service provider has agreed to keep to these criteria;
  • the service provider subscribes to the tScheme Code of Conduct;
  • the service provider has agreed to act promptly and fairly to remedy faults.

For each service, tScheme approval is regularly reviewed and may be withdrawn.

This Grant of Approval does not affirm or endorse any claims of conformance to standards or adherence to guidelines not explicitly listed as forming part of the service assessment.

The tScheme Code of Conduct

Participants in the electronic trust services industry strive:

  • to act in an honest, fair, reasonable and trustworthy manner;
  • not to bring electronic trust services into disrepute;
  • to provide clear information about what each electronic trust service provides, including limitations and exclusions, to those who rely on that service;
  • to meet service commitments and obligations;
  • to be proactive in identifying and correcting faults and deficiencies in electronic trust services;
  • to operate in accordance with appropriate standards;
  • to act promptly in resolving complaints relating to electronic trust services.

What we do

Approval for organisations in the trust service provider sector.

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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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