The Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) is the UK's national scheme for proof-of-age cards.
PASS brings in a common standard and accreditation process to help protect you and your employees when making age-related sales.
The PASS hologram indicates that the card issuer has passed the rigorous Trading Standards audit process and that you can rely on the card's authenticity.
If you are a retailer, PASS has several important benefits for you and your employees. It can help to:
Almost two million young people hold proof-of-age cards bearing the PASS hologram, and numbers are increasing all the time.
The following cards are all part of PASS and are available nationally:
There are a number of local schemes which produce PASS-accredited cards. Find a list of local and national schemes issuing PASS-accredited cards on the PASS website.