This guide is for organisations providing trust services such as electronic signatures, electronic seals, electronic time stamps, electronic registered delivery services and website authentication certificates.

It gives a brief introduction to the eIDAS Regulation, summarises the requirements for trust services, and explains the ICO’s role in supervising trust service providers in the UK.

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has also produced a short guide to help individuals and businesses understand the eIDAS regime: