Our mission


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





We believe legal, trusted identity is the cornerstone of rights protection, social inclusion and digital economic development - and the access point to a wide range of essential public and private services.



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We collaborate

We bring together public, private and non-government organizations to foster international collaboration on the issues of legal identity, to help shaping policy and to provide technical and implementation guidance for national and international ID systems


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We believe in open standards

We are driving the development of international open standards (as our members have for over 40 years).

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We support

The goals of the UN’s 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The World Bank Group Identification for Development (ID4D) Program’s Principles on Identification for Sustainable Development Towards the Digital Age.
The Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union.
ID4Africa and its Identity Council.

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We have global reach

Over 85% of the world’s population is covered through multiple applications by our members’ technologies


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We adhere to a strict code of conduct

It is the Alliance’s firm belief that strict adherence to high ethical standards is key to meeting the challenges and reaching the full potential of digital identities and secure eServices, to the benefit of all stakeholders.







We help shaping global identity policy addressing the key issues throughout the identity journey – from
enrolment and issuance to use case development and implementation, including:


Our key areas of focus


legal trusted identity

Legal & Trusted Identity

citizen privacy data security

Citizen Privacy & Data Security

digital identity lifecycle management

Digital Identity Lifecycle Management

interoperability standardization

Interoperability & Standardization

technologies identification

Technologies for identification





We provide technical guidance and develop and share best practice in the
implementation of national and international identity programmes, including:


We provide




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Input into other
organizations' work

conferences partnerships

partnerships & Workshops

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Tools & Guides


Open Standards Recommendations & Development



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