Public Consultation — 4th release of the TDIF

The fourth release of the Trusted Digital Identity Framework is open for public consultation from 11 December 2019 to Wednesday 5 February 2020.

Feedback should be provided through the feedback log (.DOCX, 131KB) and emailed to

The fourth release includes a complete overhaul of the documents and structure and is made up of 11 policies.

If you would like more information about the changes in this release, please refer to the related news item

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Governance documents

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Requirements documents

  • TDIF: 04 — Functional Requirements (.PDF 582KB), which includes requirements which are applicable to all accredited roles, including fraud control, privacy, records management, protective security and user experience. This document also includes the requirements and types of functional assessments to be undertaken by the Applicant, including a Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA), Privacy Audit, Information Security Registered Assessors Program (IRAP) assessment, penetration test and Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) assessment.
  • TDIF: 05 — Role-specific Requirements (.PDF 772KB), which includes life-cycle management requirements applicable to the specific role being accredited. For example, the information collection and disclosure requirements to be met by an Identity Service Provider.
  • TDIF: 05 Biometric Binding Requirements and Guidance (.PDF 433KB), Following the TDIF R4 Public Consultation period, content of this document will be incorporated into the TDIF: 05 - Role-specific Requirements, TDIF:05A – Role Specific Guidance and the TDIF:01 – Glossary of Abbreviations and Terms.
  • TDIF: 06 — Federation On-boarding Requirements (.PDF 772KB), which includes the requirements to be met when an Applicant is approved to on-board to the government’s identity federation. This document includes technical integration testing, user terms, operating obligations and the accreditation requirements for an Identity Exchange
  • TDIF: 06B — OpenID Connect 1.0 Profile (.PDF 1.1MB), which describes how OpenID Connect 1.0 is used within the identity federation.
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Guidance documents

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