eSIM Specification

The below content provides the status of the eSIM specifications that have been published by GSMA and a comprehensive way to link the core specifications with the related test and requirement specifications.

Architecture Specifications

SGP.21 eSIM Architecture Specification V2.0

No. Spec Title Version Publication date Status Deprecation Date Technical specification applicable
SGP.21 eSIM Architecture Specification SGP.21 V1.0 23 December 2015 Deprecated N/A SGP.22 V2.0
SGP.21 eSIM Architecture Specification SGP.21 V2.0 23 August 2016 Deprecated by SGP 21. V.21 N/A SGP.22 V2.0
SGP.21 eSIM Architecture Specification SGP.21 V2.1 27 February 2017 Active N/A SGP.22 V2.1
SGP.21 eSIM Architecture Specification SGP.21 V2.2 01 September 2017 Active N/A SGP.22 V2.2    SGP.22 V2.2.1

Technical Specifications

SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specifications

No. Spec Title Version Publication date Status Deprecation Date Test Specifications Applicable
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification SGP.22 V1.2 27 February 2017 Deprecated 11th July 2018 NA
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification SGP.22 V2.0 14 October 2016 Deprecated by SGP.22 v2.1 30 April 2018 NA
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification SGP.22 V2.1 27 February 2017 Active N/A SGP.23 V1.1

SGP.23 V1.2

SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification SGP.22 V2.2 01 September 2017 Active N/A SGP.23 V1.2
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification SGP.22 V2.2.1 18 December 2018 Active N/A SGP.23 V1.5

Test Specifications

SGP.23 eSIM Test Specifications

No. Spec Title Version Publication date Status Superceded Date Technical specification applicable
SGP.23 eSIM Test Specification SGP.23 V1.0 09 June 2017 Superseded by V1.1 30 April 2018 N/A
SGP.23 eSIM Test Specification SGP.23 V1.1 10 October 2017 Superseded by V1.2 03 January 2018 N/A
SGP.23 eSIM Test Specification SGP.23 V1.2 03 January 2018 Superseded by V1.3 01 August 2018 N/A
SGP.23 eSIM Test Specification SGP.23 V1.3 01 August 2018 Superseded by V1.4 18 December 2018 N/A
SGP.23 eSIM Test Specification SGP.23 V1.4 18 December 2018 Superseded by V1.5 25 April 2019 N/A
SGP.23 eSIM Test Specification SGP.23 V1.5 25 April 2019 Active N/A SGP.22 V2.1

SGP.22 V2.2

SGP.22 V2.2.1

Compliance Specifications

SGP.24 Compliance process

No. Spec Title Version Status Published Date Deprecation Date
SGP.24 eSIM Compliance Process SGP.24 V2.0 Deprecated 05 April 2018 07 December 2018
SGP.24 eSIM Compliance Process SGP.24 V2.1 Deprecated 07 December 2018 17 September 2019
SGP.24 eSIM Compliance Process SGP24 V2.2 Active 17 September 2019 N/A

eUICC For Consumer Device Protection Profile

SGP.25 eUICC for Consumer Device Protection Profile V1.0

No. Spec Title Version Status Published Date Technical specification applicable
SGP.25 eUICC for Consumer Device Protection Profile SGP.25 V1.0 Active 05 June 2018 SGP.22 V2.1 SGP.22 V2.2

SGP.22 V2.2.1

eUICC PKI Certificate Policy

SGP.14 eUICC PKI Certificate Policy V2.0

No. Spec Title Version Status Published Date Technical specification applicable
SGP.14 eUICC PKI Certificate Policy SGP.14 v2.0 Active 17 September 2019 N/A

Status of the specifications

Specification Status Description
Active Specification version that can be used to implement or test any product, and is valid as evidence of GSMA eSIM compliance.
Deprecated Specification version for which an expiry date has been stated, and may no longer be valid as evidence of GSMA eSIM compliance

The version number

Major Version The increment of the first digit of a specification version number (e.g. 2.0, 3.0) is used to indicate significant changes or additions to functionality defined in the previous version.
Minor Version The increment of the second digit of a specification version number (e.g.2.1 or 2.2) is used to correct implementation bugs, misinterpretations or editorial mistakes.