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With Post Office you can access multiple services through GOV.UK Verify

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GOV.UK Verify service delays

 

We’re experiencing an unprecedented demand for our service, so if you're waiting for a document to be verified through the app, please log out and check back later. Our team are working hard to process all incoming verification applications and will fulfil your request in due course. Once your document has been processed, you'll receive an email. You can then log back into your account to resume your registration.

 

If you need help, email myprofilehelpdesk@postoffice.co.uk and we'll get back to you as soon as we are able. In the meantime you may find some help from our FAQs page.

 

Thank you for your patience and we apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Popular GOV.UK Verify Services

Self assessment

Check your tax statement or file your tax return online with HMRC
 

Universal Credit

Claim for payments and view your account history using an Universal Credit account

Personal tax account

Use your personal tax account to check your records and manage your details

Basic DBS check

Apply for a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to get a copy of your criminal record

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All GOV.UK Verify Services

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Driving & transport

  • View your driving licence

    Check your driving record and penalty points or create a 'check code' to share e.g. with a car rental company

  • Share driving licence on mobile

    Use your mobile phone to share your driving record, e.g. vehicles you can drive, with a car hire company or employer

  • Report a medical condition

    Tell the DVLA about a health or medical condition that could affect your driving capability

  • Medical driving licence

    Renew online if you have diabetes, epilepsy, Parkinson’s disease, a visual impairment, or other conditions

  • Vehicle operator licence

    Apply for a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) licence, a public service vehicle (PSV) licence or an interim operator licence

  • Vehicle operator licence

    Apply for a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) licnce, a publlic service vehicle (PSV) licence or an interim operator licence. 

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Work, pensions & business

  • Basic DBS check

    Apply for a basic Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check to get a copy of your criminal record

  • Check your state pension

    Find out how much your State Pension is worth, when you can get it and how to increase it

  • Get your State Pension

    Approaching retirment? Use this service to get your State Pension online here

  • Company car tax

    Check your company car’s details, let HMRC know about any changes to your car since 6 April including updates to fuel benefit

  • Rural payment details

    Register your details. Update your land maps. And apply online for some grants and payments

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Money & tax

  • Universal Credit

    Universal Credit is a payment to help withyour living costs. You may be able to get it if you’re on a low income or out of work

  • Self Assessment

    Complete and send your tax return electronically, check your details or view previous returns

  • Personal tax account

    Use your personal tax account to check your records and manage your details

  • Income tax

    Check your tax code and Personal Allowance, update your employer or
    pension provider details and and get an estimate of your tax bill for the coming year

  • Help with tax affairs

    Register online as a trusted helper for up to five people. Help them check payments, update records and claim refunds

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GOV.UK Verify is a secure service that allows you to prove who you are online in  order to access popular government services. It normally takes between 5 and 15 minutes to verify your identity the first time you use GOV.UK Verify but it may take longer. After that you can login instantly to any participating service.

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More info & FAQs

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Contact us

Email your queries to


myprofilehelpdesk@postoffice.co.uk