VerifierPlus Beta

VerifierPlus Frequently Asked Questions

Why trust us?

The Digital Credentials Consortium is a member organization comprised of leading universities in North America and Europe that are working together to create an infrastructure for digital academic credentials that can support the education systems of the future.

This website implements open source libraries that support open technical standards for supported digital credentials.

This service is maintained by MIT Open Learning at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Please contact verifierplus-support -at- mit -dot- edu with any questions.

What formats of digital academic credentials are supported?

VerifierPlus supports digital academic credentials:

  • Using the W3C Verifiable Credential Data Model v1.1.
  • Expressed as Open Badges v3

In addition, credentials must support the following standards and specifications for full verification:

  • The issuer must exist in a supported registry.
  • The issuer and subject decentralized identifiers must be either did:key or did:web
  • The appropriate cryptographic signing method must be used

What is a Public Link?

Users of the Learner Credential Wallet mobile app are able to “Create Public Links” if they wish to share a credential from their wallet to anyone with the link. Please see the Learner Credential Wallet FAQ for more information.

Who do I contact if I have more questions?

For questions about the VerifierPlus please email verifierplus-support -at- mit -dot- edu.

To learn more about the DCC please visit us at