Access Grant VC JSON-LD Context#

ESS Access Grant service issues access requests and grants that are serialized as a Verifiable Credentials (VCs). As part of the feature, the service provides a JSON-LD context document at:


Starting in version 2.1, the ESS Access Grant VC Context can be found at "".

In the previous version, you can specify "https://vc.<ESS DOMAIN>/credentials/v1" instead. However, "" also works for the previous version.

This context must be included in the access requests and grants sent to the ESS Access Grant service endpoints:

  "credential": {
    "@context": [

For general information on JSON-LD context, see JSON-LD 1.1: The Context.