Royal Mail Identity Verification service from Royal Mail Group Limited

Royal Mail Identity Verification service
from Royal Mail Group Limited

Grant of Approval

tScheme Limited grants approval to the electronic trust service identified as:
Royal Mail Identity Verification service

as supplied by:
Royal Mail Group Limited
of 100 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0HQ.

The management system used to deliver this service is certified by:
Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Ltd. (LRQA)
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 Identity Registration Services tSd0108 2.06
Approval Profile for an Identity Provider tSd0112 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 2.3

This approval initially commenced on:
3rd November, 2016

and annual renewal against the current issue of these Approval Profiles was confirmed in:
December 2018

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

The subject service of this Grant of Approval is the Royal Mail Identity Verification service from Royal Mail Group Limited.

The Royal Mail Identity Verification service (RMIV) enables users to prove their identity in order to access government services online. It directly aligns to the relevant parts of the UK Government’s identity assurance guidelines and is compliant with the requirements of the UK Government Verify Identity Assurance scheme.

Citizens prove their identity when registering for the RMIV Service using personal information only they will know (Identity Evidence). The processes are robust and externally assessed to meet standards required for UK and other governments, together with commercial requirements. Once registered, citizens are issued with their own unique log-in credentials which they can directly manage via the RMIV Service’s online portal.

These credentials are based on widely used standards and can be used to access many different online services, offering enhanced online protection convenience and compliance for all types of transactions users undertake using this service.



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