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Version: 1.3

Getting Started with Rust


Include the Library

To include IOTA Identity in your project, add it as a dependency in your Cargo.toml:

Latest Stable Release

This version is published to and is stable, following semantic versioning.

identity_iota = { version = "1.2.0" }

Development Release

This version matches the main branch of this repository. It has all the latest features, but as such, it may also have undocumented breaking changes.

identity_iota = { git = "", branch = "main"}


To try out the examples, you should:

  1. Clone the repository:
git clone
  1. Build the repository:
cargo build
  1. Run your first example:
cargo run --example 0_create_did

API Reference

You can find the API reference for the Rust library on

If you would like to build the documentation, locally you can do so with the following command:

RUSTDOCFLAGS='--cfg docsrs' cargo +nightly doc -p identity_iota --all-features --no-deps --open