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Accessibility statement for GOV.UK Verify technical documentation

This accessibility statement applies to the GOV.UK Verify technical documentation at https://www.docs.verify.service.gov.uk/#gov-uk-verify-technical-documentation.

This website is run by the GOV.UK Verify team at the Government Digital Service (GDS). We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website. For example, that means you should be able to:

  • change colours, contrast levels and fonts
  • zoom in up to 300% without problems
  • navigate most of the website using just a keyboard
  • navigate most of the website using speech recognition software
  • listen to most of the website using a screen reader (including the most recent versions of JAWS, NVDA and VoiceOver)

We’ve also made the website text as simple as possible to understand.

AbilityNet has advice on making your device easier to use if you have a disability.

How accessible this website is

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

What to do if you cannot access parts of this website

If you need information on this website in a different format like accessible PDF, large print, easy read, audio recording or braille, please contact idasupport@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk with details of your request.

We’ll aim to reply within 2 working days.

Reporting accessibility problems with this website

We’re always looking to improve the accessibility of this website. If you find any problems not listed on this page or think we’re not meeting accessibility requirements, please contact idasupport@digital.cabinet-office.gov.uk.

Enforcement procedure

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is responsible for enforcing the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018 (the ‘accessibility regulations’). If you’re not happy with how we respond to your complaint, contact the Equality Advisory and Support Service (EASS).

Technical information about this website’s accessibility

GDS is committed to making its website accessible, in accordance with the Public Sector Bodies (Websites and Mobile Applications) (No. 2) Accessibility Regulations 2018.

This website is fully compliant with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

How we tested this website

We last tested this website for accessibility issues in March 2021.

What we’re doing to improve accessibility

We are committed to maintaining full compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines version 2.1 AA standard.

Preparation of this accessibility statement

This statement was prepared on 21 September 2020. It was last updated on 30 March 2021.

This website was last tested in March 2021. The test was carried out by the technical writing team at GDS. We used the WAVE Web Accessibility Evaluation Tool and a checklist we created with the help of the GDS accessibility team. We tested a sample of pages from each section of the site.

This page was last reviewed on 30 March 2021. It needs to be reviewed again on 30 September 2021 by the page owner #verify-tech-notifications .
This page was set to be reviewed before 30 September 2021 by the page owner #verify-tech-notifications. This might mean the content is out of date.