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PSMA / OSMA application

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Apply now to join the Public Sector Mapping Agreement or One Scotland Mapping Agreement Membership and cover your use of Royal Mail’s PAF® data under the terms of their Public Sector Licence (PAF PSL).

The Public Sector Mapping Agreement (PSMA) is the agreement for the provision of OS data to all of the public sector in England and Wales. Public sector bodies in Scotland are able to access OS data under the One Scotland Mapping Agreement (OSMA).

To apply for membership of one of either the PSMA or OSMA, 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.

If you are not sure what information is required, please see the help information beside a field for additional guidance where necessary. If you still need help from Ordnance Survey,
for PSMA, email PSMA enquiries or call them on 03453 757595
for OSMA, email OSMA enquiries or call them on 03454 580650
(Lines are open 8.30am - 5.30pm Mon-Fri, excluding public holidays and privilege days.

Why are Royal Mail & APGB involved with this application?

OS addressing products include PAF data, any use of those products requires you to also be licensed by Royal Mail. OS will be passing your application and contact details on to Royal Mail for them to complete your registration. You can contact Royal Mail by email or visit Public Sector Licence portal

APGB provides access to maintained aerial photography and height data to the whole of the public sector accessible via managed web service. OS will be passing your application and contact details on to APGB for them to complete your registration. You can contact APGB by email or visit APGB

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Organisation address *


Ordnance Survey Limited, a company registered in England and Wales (company registration number 09121572) whose registered address is at Explorer House, Adanac Drive, SOUTHAMPTON, SO16 0AS (OS) hereby offers to enter into one of these Member Licences with you (Licensee). By submitting this application you are:

  • Acknowledging that you have read and are accepting the terms of the Member Licence you are applying for,
  • Where selecting that option, acknowledging that you have read and (if you have not already registered with Royal Mail as a PAF PSL Licensee) are accepting the PSL Use Terms, and;
  • Confirming that the information provided can be used as necessary by OS, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), Scottish Ordnance Survey Liaison Officer network (SOSLO), Local Government Improvement and Development (LGID), the NHS Information Centre, Royal Mail and the respective User Group representatives for the purposes of the management of the PSMA and OSMA and associated communication activities.
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OS would like to ensure that you get the best experience through being a member. It would be appreciated if you could give indications which of these you currently see gaining the most from your membership.

Who will benefit most from your membership Please tick as many as are appropriate

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