Trust Operations

Since 2011 Kantara has operated governance and processes to Assess & Approve services and grant the use of Trust Marks to Credential Service Providers in those communities that seek conformance with a given set of digital identity standards and requirements to ensure the security, data protection and privacy of a person’s identity and personal data.

Kantara’s Identity Assurance Framework (IAF scheme) and related Programs Accredit Assessors and Approves Services . In doing so, Kantara formalizes and quantifies Trust in key components of the identity and personal data infrastructure in key economies across the world.

For more information, see one-pager with a High Level Description of the Kantara Initiative Identity Assurance Framework; and Kantara Classes of Approval.

If you want to learn more, please contact us.


Complaint Submission Process:
Persons wishing to submit a complaint related to the KI TFOP assurance activities may email
When submitting a complaint, please be sure to include all relevant information. Once a complaint is received, it will be reviewed to ensure it falls within the program’s scope. The complainant will be notified of the next steps via email.