OpenID Connect


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 […]


The eKYC & IDA Working Group Welcomes the Proposal of the European Commission to Extend the Scope of eIDAS Trust Services

The eKYC and Identity Assurance Working Group (eKYC & IDA WG) of the OpenID Foundation welcomes the proposal of the Commission to extend the scope of eIDAS trust services by introducing a new trust service for identification, authentication and for the provision of attributes, credentials and attestations and allowing the […]


OpenID Certification Program – Last Call for Testing OpenID Connect Implementations on Python Platform

The OpenID Foundation has made a considerable investment in 2020 in transitioning the certification program’s conformance test suite to a single, Java-based system. The Financial-grade API (FAPI) tests have been Java-based since early 2019 and now we are preparing to finish transitioning the OpenID Connect tests to the Java-based conformance […]


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 […]


OpenID Foundation Announces FAPI-RW App2app Certification Launched

Global interoperability, a common cause among many national and industry groups, seems especially urgent these days, especially in matters of security. Interop requires open standards, a “best idea wins” debate among experts and patience, lots of patience. The Financial-Grade API Working Group has a singular focus on developing its security […]


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 […]


Second 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 second Implementer’s Draft of this specification. An Implementer’s Draft is a stable version of a specification providing intellectual property protections to […]


Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core Specification Approved

The OpenID Foundation membership has approved the following specification as an OpenID Implementer’s Draft: OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core 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 […]


Notice of Vote for Second Implementer’s Draft of OpenID Connect Client Initiated Backchannel Authentication (CIBA) Core Specification

The official voting period will be between Friday, March 6, 2020 and Friday, March 13, 2020, following the 45 day review of the specification. For the convenience of members, voting will actually open on Friday, February 28, 2020 for members who have completed their reviews by then, with the voting […]