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Microsoft Entra Verified ID

Start your decentralized identity journey with Microsoft Entra Verified ID—included free with any Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) subscription.

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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 validate 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.

Be more efficient

Save up to 60 percent by using Microsoft Security rather than multiple point solutions.1

Reduce your security and compliance costs with Microsoft Security by up to 60 percent. Microsoft Security costs $24 per user versus other vendors’ costs of $63 per user.

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.

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Simplify credential verification with Verified ID

Confidently issue and verify workplace credentials, citizenship, education status, certifications, or any unique identity attributes in a global ecosystem designed for more secure interaction between people, organizations, and things.

Easily set up and deploy

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

KuppingerCole Analysts

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.

How customers are using Verified ID

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

Verified ID is currently included with any Azure Active Directory subscription, including Azure AD 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.

More from the Microsoft Entra family of products

Unify your multicloud identity and access solutions to secure access for a connected world.

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Azure AD

Help protect your organization with an identity and access management solution that connects people to their apps, devices, and data.

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Microsoft Entra Identity Governance

Simplify operations, meet regulatory requirements, and consolidate multiple point solutions with a complete solution across on-premises and cloud-based user directories.

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Microsoft Entra Permissions Management

Detect, remediate, and monitor unused and excessive permissions. Enable Zero Trust security with least-privilege access across multicloud infrastructure.

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Microsoft Entra Workload Identities

Manage and help secure identities for digital workloads such as apps and services. Control access to cloud resources with risk-based policies and enforcement of least-privilege access.

Documentation and training


Why decentralized identity matters

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

Tech Community

Key technical concepts

Understand digital direct presentation, verifiable credentials, and decentralized identifiers.


Developer guide

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


Implementation partners

Accelerate your decentralized identity transformation with help from Microsoft partners.

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