certified companies

When you use GOV.UK Verify, you'll be asked to choose a certified company to verify your identity. Certified companies (also known as 'identity providers') are organisations that have met government and industry standards to provide identity assurance services as part of GOV.UK Verify. Your chosen certified company will verify your identity and assure GOV.UK Verify that you are who you say you are.

Working with identity providers as they become certified companies

GOV.UK Verify allows you to choose a certified company to verify your identity. This federated model - with government setting the standards for identity assurance and certified companies responsible for developing and delivering services that meet those standards - is …