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How GOV.UK Verify works

Posts explaining aspects of GOV.UK Verify and how it works

How the GOV.UK Verify technical architecture protects users' privacy, and why it's appropriate

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When we designed the identity assurance architecture we wanted to protect users from identity theft and fraud, to secure their data as it is used online, and to reduce the amount of information needed from the user to a minimum. …

Assisted digital support for people using GOV.UK Verify to access government services

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The digital by default service standard sets out the standards that have to be met by government digital services. Part of the standard is about making sure that there is assisted digital support for those who need it. Each service …

Validating identity information against an authoritative source

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This post is an introduction to the document checking service, part of GOV.UK Verify's technical architecture. If you're interested in the different documents and methods certified companies can use to verify you, you can read more in this post. ----- In …