Accessibility statements

All digital platforms need to publish an accessibility statement from:

  • 23 September 2019 for new websites created from 23 September 2018
  • 23 September 2020 for existing websites
  • 23 June 2021 for mobile apps

For websites, the statement should be published as an HTML page, linked to from a prominent place like the website footer.

For mobile apps, make the statement available in an accessible format where users can download the app.

All central systems will have accessibility statements published to comply with the legislation to meet the above deadlines.

Other system owners are responsible for their own accessibility statements. Only digital platform owners need to publish accessibility statements.

Use the Accessibility statement template (Word, 37.6 KB) (Word, 36.5 kb)  to create your own statement.

Please contact the Helpdesk if you need further advice.