Term:Identity Credential

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NIST SP 800-103 Draft

Identity Credential - Information (electronic or printed) that seeks to either uniquely identify or provides qualifications or defining attributes about an individual identity.

NIST SP 800-116

Identity Credential - A credential that contains one or more identifiers for its subject, a person. In this publication, an identity credential is designed to verify the identity of its subject through authentication mechanisms, either manually (see VIS) or electronically (see CHUID, CAK, PKI, BIO, and BIO-A).