OpenID Connect


Third Public Review Period for OpenID Connect Federation Specification Started

The OpenID Connect Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Federation 1.0 This would be the third Implementer’s Draft of this specification. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This […]


Third Public Review Period for OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Started

The OpenID eKYC and Identity Assurance Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance 1.0 This would be the third Implementer’s Draft of this specification. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to […]


OpenID Connect Client-Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core is now a Final Specification

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following MODRNA specification as an OpenID Final Specification: OpenID Connect Client-Initiated Backchannel Authentication Flow – Core 1.0 A Final Specification provides intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification and is not subject to further revision. The Final Specification is available at: https://openid.net/specs/openid-client-initiated-backchannel-authentication-core-1_0-final.html […]


OpenID Connect Federation Specification Resulting from a Year of Implementation Experience

The OpenID Foundation held three interop events for implementations of the OpenID Connect Federation specification during 2020. The learnings from each were used to iteratively refine the specification after each round, just as we did when developing OpenID Connect itself. The current specification is the result of the iterative rounds […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect User Questioning API Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect User Questioning API 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This is the second Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification […]


Notice of Vote for Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect User Questioning API Specification

The official voting period will be between Monday, December 14, 2020 and Wednesday, January 13, 2021, following the 45-day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, December 7, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting period […]


Second Public Review Period for OpenID Connect User Questioning API Specification Started

The OpenID MODRNA Working Group recommends approval of the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect User Questioning API 1.0 This would be the second Implementer’s Draft of this specification. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the […]


OpenID Connect Federation Draft Incorporating Feedback from First Interop Event

The OpenID Connect Federation specification has been updated to incorporate feedback from developers participating in the first OpenID Connect Federation interop event, which was held online in June 2020. The primary change is to use either signed request objects (JAR) or pushed authorization requests (PAR) for client authentication of automatic […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance 1.0 An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to implementers of the specification. This is the second Implementer’s Draft of this specification. This specification […]


Notice of Vote for Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect for Identity Assurance Specification

The official voting period will be between Monday, May 11, 2020 and Monday, May 18, 2020, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Monday, May 4, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]