ID token


Page created: 22 Sep 2020 |
Page updated: 21 Sep 2021

A JSON Web Token (JWT) containing an assertion of a user's identity and profile information signed by an OAuth authorization server using JSON Web Signature (JWS) and sent to an OAuth client. The ID token can be encrypted using JSON Web Encryption (JWE). The client receives the ID token after a successful user authentication. The client can extract user information from the token for its purposes.