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This guidance discusses certification schemes in detail. Read it if you have detailed questions not answered in the Guide to the UK GDPR, or if you need a deeper understanding. This guidance will be useful for organisations considering writing, monitoring or signing up to a certification scheme.

If you haven’t yet read certification schemes in brief in the guide, you should read that first. It sets out the key points you need to know and includes frequently asked questions regarding certification schemes.

How do we apply for UK GDPR certification?

How do we become a certification body?

How do we develop a certification scheme

Latest updates

28 July 2022 - we have updated our guidance to include answers to questions on market demand. You can find this under “How do we develop a certification scheme?”.