Where to use Yoti
Use your Yoti as ID online worldwide and in over 30,000 Post Offices, Payzone stores and convenience stores in the UK.
Use Yoti online
You can also use your Yoti to prove your identity online and sign up to some digital-first businesses and governments.
A digital ID encrypts your ID document and other personal details, safely stored on your phone. It’s designed to make it easier for you to prove who you are and share less data.
As well as the Yoti app, Post Office EasyID app is another digital ID accepted at all the same places Yoti is. A digital ID can be used to scan digital ID QR codes to share details, as well as show privacy-protected details in person.
It takes minutes to set up an account. Verify your identity details once to create your reusable ID.
- Download the free Yoti app.
- Add a phone number and create a 5 digit PIN to secure your account.
- Take a scan of your face so we can verify you and protect your account.
- Upload a scan of your ID document.
Currently, Yoti can’t be used as proof of age to buy alcohol in the UK. This is due to legislation that states a physical ID with a holographic mark must be checked if a person “appears” under 18 (or under 25 if Challenge 25 is in operation).
We know that using Yoti to buy alcohol would be really useful and are liaising with bodies like Trading Standards, the Home Office Alcohol Licensing team and UK Cinema Association to try and modernise the legislation.
We have designed our systems and products to provide a rigorous level of security in order to keep your data safe.
We’re audited on a yearly basis by accredited external auditors under world-leading security schemes, which you can read about here.
Any data you add to your Yoti app is encrypted into unreadable data that only you can unlock. Your encryption key is stored on your phone and is activated when you unlock your app with your PIN, thumbprint or Face ID.
Once we’ve completed our security checks that we carry out when you add an ID document, we can’t access any of your data – only you can decrypt it with your app.
Yoti for business
Join the growing network of businesses accepting Yoti Digital ID
Millions of people and thousands of businesses are already embracing the ID of the future. It empowers individuals, giving them a safe way to prove who they are across many parts of their life. Join the identity revolution and become one of the trusted businesses that fit seamlessly into your customer’s every day digital world.