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The Smartcard is a new member benefit from the Society which provides a secure digital signature and acts as a professional I.D. recognised across Europe.  It will replace the current practising certificate meaning the Society can offer a robust and reliable confirmation of credentials, helping reassure the public they are consulting a trusted legal advisor.

The Smartcard is being issued to members through a phased roll-out. If you have not yet received your submission form, please contact the Smartcard card team at smartcard@lawscot.org.uk  and we will send you your application form and instructions for completion.

If you've just received your Smartcard, check out the card-reader installation guide to get started.

Smartcard-reader installation & troubleshooting

Have you just received your Smartcard? Find out how to install your card-reader.

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Prisons, courts & police

Find out about confirming a solicitor's identity.

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I.T. managers

Find out about integrating Smartcards and card-readers into your I.T. system.

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