DID Service Endpoint


DID Service Endpoint is part of the DID Document and is a network address at which a service operates on behalf of an entity.

The rules for DID Service Endpoints are:

  • MAY include a service property.
  • The value of the service property should be an JSONArray of service endpoints.
  • MUST include id, type, and serviceEndpoint properties, and MAY include additional properties.
  • protocol SHOULD be published in an open standard specification.
  • The value of the serviceEndpoint property MUST be a JSON-LD object or a valid URI conforming to RFC 3986 and normalized according to the rules in section 6 of RFC 3986 and to any normalization rules in its applicable URI scheme specification.

DID Service Endpoint Example#

DID Service Endpoint Examples of specific services include discovery services, social networks, file storage services, and verifiable claim repository services. Service endpoints may also be provided by a generalized data interchange protocol such as Extensible Data Interchange.

Various Example DID Service Endpoints:

  "service": [{
    "id": "did:example:123456789abcdefghi;openid",
    "type": "OpenIdConnectVersion1.0Service",
    "serviceEndpoint": "https://openid.example.com/"
  }, {
    "id": "did:example:123456789abcdefghi;vcr",
    "type": "CredentialRepositoryService",
    "serviceEndpoint": "https://repository.example.com/service/8377464"
  }, {
    "id": "did:example:123456789abcdefghi;xdi",
    "type": "XdiService",
    "serviceEndpoint": "https://xdi.example.com/8377464"
  }, {
    "id": "did:example:123456789abcdefghi;agent",
    "type": "AgentService",
    "serviceEndpoint": "https://agent.example.com/8377464"
  }, {
    "id": "did:example:123456789abcdefghi;hub",
    "type": "HubService",
    "serviceEndpoint": "https://hub.example.com/.identity/did:example:0123456789abcdef/"
  }, {
    "id": "did:example:123456789abcdefghi;messages",
    "type": "MessagingService",
    "serviceEndpoint": "https://example.com/messages/8377464"
  }, {
    "id": "did:example:123456789abcdefghi;inbox",
    "type": "SocialWebInboxService",
    "serviceEndpoint": "https://social.example.com/83hfh37dj",
    "description": "My public social inbox",
    "spamCost": {
      "amount": "0.50",
      "currency": "USD"
  }, {
    "id": "did:example:123456789abcdefghi;authpush",
    "type": "DidAuthPushModeVersion1",
    "serviceEndpoint": "http://auth.example.com/did:example:123456789abcdefg"

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