eSIM specifications for Consumer Devices

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.

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

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

   
No. Spec Title Version Publication date Status Deprecation Date Test Specifications Applicable
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification V1.2 27 February 2017 Active N/A NA
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification V2.0 14 October 2016 Deprecated by SGP.22 v2.1 30 April 2018 NA
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification V2.1 27 February 2017 Active N/A SGP.23 V1.1 SGP.23 V1.2
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification V2.2 01 September 2017 Active N/A SGP.23 V1.2

 
No. Spec Title Version Publication date Status Deprecation Date Technical specification applicable
SGP.23 eSIM Test Specification V1.0 09 June 2017 Deprecated by SGP.23 v1.1 30 April 2018 SGP.22 V2.0
SGP.23 eSIM Test Specification V1.1 10 October 2017 Active N/A SGP.22 V2.1
SGP.23 eSIM Test Specification V1.2 03 January 2018 Active N/A SGP.22 V2.1
SGP.22 V2.2

eUICC

   
No. Spec Title Version Status Published Date Technical specification applicable
SGP.25 eUICC for Consumer Device Protection Profile V1.0 To be Published -- SGP.22 V2.1 SGP.22 V2.2

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.
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