Unlocking the full power of Identity
to enable people, economy and society to thrive



Supporting the provision of legal, trusted identity for all.
Driving the development of inclusive digital identity services necessary for sustainable, worldwide economic growth and prosperity.




OSIA (Open Standards Identity API) enables seamless connectivity between all components of the
identity management ecosystem – independent of technology, solution architecture or vendor.


OSIA is an official International Telecoms Union (ITU) standard. ITU Standardization Sector (ITU-T) Recommendation X.1281 - APIs for interoperability of identity management systems.

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Unlocking the ID Ecosystem
with OSIA



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A universal interoperability framework for innovation, competition and sustainability


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We are a global not-for-profit organisation

The Secure Identity Alliance is an expert and globally recognised not-for-profit organisation. We bring together public, private and non-government organisations to foster international collaboration, help shape policy, provide technical guidance and share best practice in the implementation of identity programmes.

sustainable development

We support the goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.


We support the Identification for Development (ID4D) Program’s Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development Towards the Digital Age

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We support the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.

digital identity

We support the OECD Recommendation on the Governance of Digital Identity.

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Our members have committed to the Secure Identity Alliance’s Code of Conduct.



Our workgroup programmes offer expert advice and pragmatic guidance: