International Government Assurance Profile (iGov) WG

What is the iGov WG?

Working Group Name:

International Government Assurance Profile (iGov)


The purpose of this working group is to develop a security and privacy profile of the OpenID Connect specifications that allow users to authenticate and share consented attribute information with public sector services across the globe. The resulting profile will enable standardized integration with public sector relying parties in multiple jurisdictions. The profile will be applicable to, but not exclusively targeted at, identity broker-based implementations.

Working Group Chairs

List of Specifications

Below are proposed specifications that we intend to link to HTML as the specifications are released:

List of Specifications

Working copies of the specification can be found in the group’s repository.


The easiest way to participate is to join the mailing list at

Please note that while anyone can join the mailing list as a read-only recipient, posting to the mailing list or actively contributing to the specification itself requires the submission of an IPR Agreement. More information is available at Make sure to specify the working group as iGov WG.

Meeting Venue and Schedule

  • Monday Meetings
  • GoToMeeting software is available on Mac, PC, iPhone, and Android Phone.
  • Using VoIP option of GoToMeeting is preferred. If you have to absolutely use plain old telephone some reason, here is the US phone number:+1 (773) 897-3000.
  • Please Note: Number of the participation to the call is limited to 25 most active members at the discretion of the chair due to the number of lines available.