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NIST SP 800-63A

Digital Identity Guidelines: Enrollment and Identity Proofing

Date Published: June 2017 (includes updates as of 03-02-2020)

Supersedes: SP 800-63A (12/01/2017)


Paul Grassi (NIST), James Fenton (Altmode Networks), Naomi Lefkovitz (NIST), Jamie Danker (DHS), Yee-Yin Choong (NIST), Kristen Greene (NIST), Mary Theofanos (NIST)



authentication;  ; credential service provider;  ; electronic authentication;  ; digital authentication;  ; electronic credentials;  ; digital credentials;  ; identity proofing;  ; federation
Control Families

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Supplemental Material:
None available

Publication Parts:
SP 800-63-3
SP 800-63B
SP 800-63B
SP 800-63C

Related NIST Publications:
SP 800-63-4 (Draft)

Document History:
03/02/20: SP 800-63A (Final)


Security and Privacy

access control, authentication, privacy