Policy paper

Certificate policy and practice statement

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

The UK certificate policy and practice statement

Documents

UK national certificate policy (PDF file - 177kb)

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UK certificate practice statement (PDF file - 176kb)

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Detail

The UK certificate policy sets out governance arrangements for how the UK will use digital certificates required to open the chip on biometric documents, using extended access control - public key infrastructure (EAC-PKI).

The certificate practice statement translates certificate policies from the certificate policy into operational procedures.