Form: Age verification technology in alcohol sales

Home Office

December 30
11:00 2022


The Home Office and Office for Product Safety and Standards (OPSS) conducted 9 trials across England in 2022 to test age estimation technology and digital ID apps in a variety of retail environments that sold alcohol.

The outcomes from the trial are now available and the government is in the process of evaluating these and providing an update.

Published 18 March 2021
Last updated 30 December 2022 +show all updates
  1. Added key learning from the trial.

  2. Added report on the trials conducted using different technologies and covering a range of alcohol retail environments.

  3. Added list of participants in the trials. Removed template for proposals and list of Eventbrite sessions.

  4. First published.

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