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 Expiry Date Technical specification applicable
SGP.21 eSIM Architecture Specification SGP.21 V1.0 23 December 2015 Expired N/A SGP.22 V2.0
SGP.21 eSIM Architecture Specification SGP.21 V2.0 23 August 2016 Expired N/A SGP.22 V2.0
SGP.21 eSIM Architecture Specification SGP.21 V2.1 27 February 2017 Depecrated 31 December 2019 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 Expiry Date Test Specifications Applicable
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification SGP.22 V1.2 27 February 2017 Expired 11th July 2018 NA
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification SGP.22 V2.0 14 October 2016 Expired 30 April 2018 NA
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification SGP.22 V2.1 27 February 2017 Deprecated 31 December 2019 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 V1.6
SGP.22 eSIM Technical Specification SGP.22 V2.2.2 05 June 2020 Active* N/A SGP.23 V1.7

SGP.23 V1.8

*Note: Those specifications are active according to SGP.24.

Test Specifications

SGP.23 eSIM Test Specifications

No Specification and Version Publication date Status Expiry Date Technical specification applicable eUICC GlobalPlatform Test Suite Device GCF Certification
SGP.23 V1.0 09 June 2017 Expired 30 April 2018 N/A N/A N/A
SGP.23 V1.1 10 October 2017 Expired 03 January 2018 N/A N/A N/A
SGP.23 V1.2 03 January 2018 Expired 01 August 2018 N/A N/A GCF’s eSIM RSP certification
SGP.23 V1.3 01 August 2018 Expired 18 December 2018 N/A N/A GCF’s eSIM RSP certification
SGP.23 V1.4 18 December 2018 Expired 25 April 2019 N/A GP Test Suite v1.1.0.1 GCF’s eSIM RSP certification
SGP.23 V1.5 25 April 2019 Active* NA N/A GP Test Suite v1.1.0.1 GCF’s eSIM RSP certification
SGP.23 V1.6 12 October 2019 Active* N/A SGP.22 V2.2
SGP.22 V2.2.1
GP Test Suite v1.1.0.1 GCF’s eSIM RSP certification
SGP.23 V1.7 07 July 2020 Active* NA SGP.22 V2.2
SGP.22 V2.2.1
SGP.22 V2.2.2
GP Test Suite v1.1.0.1 GCF’s eSIM RSP certification
SGP.23 V1.8 22 October 2020 Active* NA SGP.22 V2.2
SGP.22 V2.2.1
SGP.22 V2.2.2
GP test Suite GCF’s eSIM RSP certification

*Note: Those specifications are active because SGP.22 v2.2, SGP.22 v2.2.1 and SGP.22 v2.2.2 are active

SGP.26 eSIM Test Certificates

No. Spec Title Version Publication date Status Superceded Date Test specification applicable
SGP.26 eSIM Test Certificates SGP.26 V1.2 03 January 2018 Expired 07 July 2020 SGP.23 V1.6
SGP.26 eSIM Test Certificates SGP.26 V1.3 07 July 2020 Expired NA SGP.23 V1.7
SGP.26 eSIM Test Certificates SGP.26 V1.4 31 July 2020 Active NA SGP.23 V1.7

SGP.23 V1.8

GSMA EID Definition and Assignment

GSMA EID Definition and Assignment

No. Spec Title Version Status Published Date Service
SGP.29 GSMA EID Definition and Assignment SGP.29 V1.0 Active 31 July 2020 GSMA eUICC Identity Scheme

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 SGP.24 v2.2 Deprecated 17 September 2019  22 October 2020
SGP.24 eSIM Compliance Process SGP.24 v2.3 Active 22 October 2020 N/A

 

GSMA eUICC Security Assurance Scheme

GSMA eUICC Security Assurance Specifications

No. Spec Title Version Status Published Date
SGP.06 GSMA eUICC Security Assurance Principles SGP.06 V1.0 Active 07 July 2020
SGP.07 GSMA eUICC Security Assurance Methodology SGP.07 V1.0 Active 07 July 2020

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.