What are these cards about?
PASS cards are accredited under the PASS Scheme, which is approved by the Home Office, and both the Age Entitlement Card and the eighteenplus card meet the very latest specification for cards that can be issued under the scheme. The cards themselves have been designed to sit comfortably alongside the UK Passport and UK Driving Licence, the only other two nationally accepted and approved forms of proof of age in the United Kingdom. As photo identity cards, they have a number of security features, in addition to the all important PASS Hologram, which include integrated multiple photo imagery and UV data.
As a member of the PASS family of 18+ cards using the same design, the eighteenplus card, is endorsed by the Association of Chief Police Officers, Trading Standards Institute and the Security Industry Authority displaying their respective logos, which means that your card should readily accepted at pubs, clubs, bars and shops around the UK. The presence of a PASS Hologram on both the Age Entitlement Card and the eighteenplus card is evidence of the high standards of identity verification and validation that we apply during card processing and production.
Although the presence of the PASS Hologram should be enough in itself, exclusive to both the Age Entitlement Card and the eighteenplus card is the provision of a facility to ‘spot check’ the identity of cardholder using a QR code. This has been designed both as a security feature and to give complete peace of mind to those people whose responsibility it is to ensure that age related goods and services are only provided to individuals that are entitled to them. The names of cards speaks for themselves and simply ‘do what they say’ leaving you to feel confident your card will be accepted when presented, and for those seeing and accepting your card, to trust that we have done our job by protecting theirs.