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Registration Authority – General Information

How to Update Contact Details in CIS

Maintaining up to date contact details means you can be contacted easily about any smartcard related issue should the need arise. This process describes how any smartcard user can update their own contact details in the smartcard system – Care Identity Service (CIS) PROCESS STEPS – Update Contact Details in CIS This process can be…

How to Access Care Identity Service (CIS)

Care Identity Service (CIS) is the Spine application used to manage smartcards and smartcard access.  Machines used to access CIS must conform to the Spine Warranted Environment Specification. CIS is accessed via the NHS Spine Portal. Where smartcard management will take place such as unlocking and renewing certificates the machine used must have two smartcard…

Sponsors, ID Checkers & Local Smartcard Administrators

Sponsors, ID Checkers & Local Smartcard Administrators There are three RA roles which can be delegated to authorised staff members in organisations. These can be appointed by the Registration Authority. Sponsor – every organisation must have at least one smartcard Sponsor. More than one is recommended to cover absence etc. A Sponsor acts as the main trusted…