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Microsoft Entra Verified ID

Start your decentralized identity journey with Microsoft Entra Verified ID—included free with any Microsoft Entra ID subscription.

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Face Check with Microsoft Entra Verified ID is now in preview

Learn how the new feature enables high-assurance verifications for your organization and find out what’s next for Verified ID.

Verify once. Use everywhere.

Microsoft Entra Verified ID is a managed verifiable credentials service based on open standards.

Quickly onboard employees, partners, and customers

Digitally verify identity information to ensure trustworthy self-service enrollment and faster onboarding.

Access high-value apps and resources

Quickly verify an individual’s credentials and status to grant least-privilege access with confidence.

Provide self-service account recovery

Replace support calls and security questions with a streamlined self-service process to verify identities.

Enable credentials to be used anywhere

Ensure that credentials are interoperable and reusable with a solution that supports open standards.

Verified ID capabilities

Screenshot of the verifiable credentials management console

Confirm identities confidently using Face Check

Perform high-assurance verifications in an instant with this privacy-respecting facial matching capability.

Easily set up and deploy

Start issuing and accepting verifiable credentials in minutes by configuring Verified ID in your Microsoft Entra admin center portal.

Create and issue credentials

Customize and configure verifiable credentials for individuals using a prebuilt template or your own rules and design files.

Verify credentials

Enable interactions that respect people’s privacy. Validate a Verified ID credential with their approval through their digital wallet.

Suspend or invalidate credentials

Revoke or suspend the active verified status of someone’s credential while allowing the invalidated credential to remain in their possession.

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How do verifiable credentials work?

Based on open standards, Verified ID automates verification of identity credentials and enables privacy-protected interactions between organizations and users.

A diagram that illustrates the participation of three parties in a verifiable credentials interaction. This solution automates verification of identity credentials and claims.
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Microsoft Entra Verified ID is named a Leader

KuppingerCole has rated Verified ID as an Overall Leader, Innovation Leader, and Market Leader in the 2022 Leadership Compass for Verified Identity.

Discover why customers trust Verified ID

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“We ultimately chose Microsoft Entra Verified ID because it gives us the most solid, secure verification trail available today, and Microsoft provides the one enterprise identity verification solution that entities all over the globe recognize and respect.”

Elena Dumitrascu, Cofounder and Chief Technology Officer, Credivera

​​​​​​Verified ID is currently available for free.

Verified ID is currently included with any Microsoft Entra ID subscription, including Microsoft Entra ID Free, at no additional cost.

  • Verify and issue credentials from your organization for any unique identity attributes.
  • Empower your users to have ownership of their digital credentials and greater visibility.
  • Reduce organizational risk and simplify the audit process.
  • Provide developers with a seamless way to create user-centric, serverless apps.

Start your decentralized identity journey by enabling Verified ID for free in the Microsoft Entra admin center. Quickly onboard and begin issuing and verifying credentials for your users today.

Microsoft identity verification partners

Tap into the network of Microsoft Entra Verified ID partners for help setting up verifiable credentials.

Explore the Microsoft Entra product family

Safeguard connections between people, apps, resources, and devices with multicloud identity and network access products.

Identity and access management

  • Microsoft Entra ID (formerly Azure Active Directory)

    Manage and protect users, apps, workloads, and devices.

  • Microsoft Entra ID Governance

    Protect, monitor, and audit access to critical assets.

  • Microsoft Entra External ID

    Provide your customers and partners with secure access to any app.

  • Microsoft Entra Domain Services

    Manage your domain controllers in the cloud.

New identity categories

  • Microsoft Entra Verified ID

    Issue and verify identity credentials based on open standards.

  • Microsoft Entra Permissions Management

    Manage identity permissions across your multicloud infrastructure.

  • Microsoft Entra Workload ID

    Help apps and services to securely access cloud resources.

Network access

  • Microsoft Entra Internet Access Preview

    Secure access to internet, software as a service, and Microsoft 365 apps.

  • Microsoft Entra Private Access Preview

    Help users to securely connect to private apps from anywhere.

Verified ID documentation and training


Creative identity solutions

Learn about 11 potential scenarios to see how Verified ID could impact your organization.


Why decentralized identity matters

Reduce risk and empower people to own and control their identity data.


Developer guide

Create serverless apps that store data with users through the Microsoft verifiable credentials platform.

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