GOV.UK Verify and identity assurance

What we're doing to create a better, faster and safer way to prove you are who you say you are when using government services online. There's lots more detail on the identity assurance blog.

Improving the government’s identity standards

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The government identity standards help public and private sector organisations know that their users are who they say they are. This minimises fraud and error that can cost organisations, and the taxpayer, significant amounts of money. In this post, we talk about the work we're doing to improve the standards and make them easier to use.