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Royal Mail PAF Public Sector Licences

As a Royal Mail Solutions Provider, we pass on their terms of use when we supply any of our addressing products.

As all of our addressing products and some of our other non-Open Data products’ contain Royal Mail's Postcode Address File (PAF®) data, we have to pass on their terms of use when we supply any of our addressing products. These terms are set out in the Member Licence.

Geospatial Commission and Scottish Government have agreements in place with Royal Mail’s AddressManagement Unit, for centrally paid PAF® Public Sector Licences (PAF® PSL) to cover use of the Postcode Address File (PAF®) in the delivery of public service activity for Public Sector Geospatial Agreement (PSGA) members.

What members need to know

When new members apply for either of the agreements, they are encouraged to opt in to PAF® PSL, because opt-out of PAF® PSL means the applicant will be responsible for paying relevant PAF® fees.

Here are Royal Mail’s PAF ® PSL terms of use.