Join the OpenID Foundation
The Foundation offers members a global, vibrant community where identity peers and thought leaders can convene in a safe and open environment to craft the identity ecosystems of tomorrow.
Membership provides you an opportunity to influence the future of open identity specifications, conformance testing and the certification program.
- Influence Identity Ecosystems – Ensure your use-cases are considered in the protocols. Increase your client reach with standards-based solutions. Future-proof the relevance of your products.
- Conformance and Self-Certification – Contribute to the test cases and ensure your product needs are met. Assert to your customers that you conform to global standards. Reduce your security and interoperability risks through conformance testing. Discounts on self-certification for members. Certification mark available and all certifications are public.
- Expert Collaboration – Build long term relationships with a world class community of technologists, and diverse thinkers. Expand your exposure to the use cases and issues impacting the global identity landscape.
Membership is affordable and designed to be inclusive of individuals, non-profits, government entities, and organizations of all sizes and types who collectively share an interest in the vision and mission of the OpenID Foundation.
The OpenID Foundation Member Agreement for review. You are encouraged to join the Foundation using the online process by clicking on the “Join now” button to the right.
This is the membership for you if you want to be involved without affiliating yourself with any specific organization.
Governments & Non-Profit Organizations $250
Governments and non-profit organizations (of any size) qualify for this reduced membership rate. For non-profits, please provide proof of status as part at the completion of sign-up.
Organization with 1 - 25 Employees $1,000
Your organization receives all the benefits of individual membership plus your name and logo will be promoted on the OpenID Foundation website and on some of our offline materials.
Organization with 26 - 100 Employees $5,000
Your organization gets all the benefits of individual membership plus your name and logo will be listed around the OpenID Foundation website and on some of our offline materials.
Organization with more than 100 Employees $20,000
Your organization gets all the benefits of individual membership plus your name and logo will be listed around the site and on some of our offline materials.
Sustaining Members are organizations that contribute annually $50,000
These members receive a seat on the board. If you’re interested in becoming a sustaining member, please email email@example.com.
How to Enroll in an OpenID Membership in 8 Steps
Sign-In with your preferred OpenID provider.
Review the membership dues dollar value and select choice of payment.