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PSMA application

Apply now to join the Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA) and cover your use of Royal Mail’s PAF® (Postcode Address File) data under the terms of their Public Sector Licence (PAF PSL).

To apply for membership, please read the terms and conditions set out in the Member Licences, then complete the application form below, ensuring that the information you provide is as accurate as possible, as missing or incorrect details may delay the completion of the process to confirm your eligibility.

PAF® data

As Ordnance Survey (OS) addressing products include PAF® data, any use of those products require you to also be licensed by Royal Mail. There are two options available to you:

The Public Sector Licence (PSL) Use Terms where the licence will be granted to you directly by Royal Mail and you will have a direct relationship with Royal Mail in respect of the PAF PSL.

Royal Mail's standard commercial terms, which are contained in Appendix 3 of the Member Licence

You can also submit an application to become a PAF PSL Licensee through the application form below when we will be passing your request and contact details on to Royal Mail for them to complete your registration.

You can contact Royal Mail by emailing publicsectorlicensing@royalmail.com or by call their PSL helpline on 0345 6066854 (option 2). They are available 08:30 to 17:00 Monday - Friday.

Application form

* Denotes a required field.

Your business contact details
Your organisation details

This should be the registered, main or head office address

Organisation address *

Application type * Please select your chosen option

All of the information that you provide will be used in accordance with our privacy policy.

Contact us
For more information, please contact the PSMA helpdesk:


03453 757 595

Lines are open 08.30 - 17.30 Mon-Fri, excluding public holidays.

Guide for PSMA Principal Contacts
This guide sets out your role and describes how you manage access for other users. Read the guide (PDF)

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