Bean Validation API
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Bean Validation API

This repository contains the Java Bean Validation 2.0 (JSR 380) API.

Bean Validation defines a metadata model and API for JavaBean and method validation.

You can learn more about it here:

System requirements

JDK 8.


The Bean Validation API is provided and distributed under the Apache Software License 2.0. Refer to license.txt for more information.

Build from Source

You can build the Bean Validation API from source by cloning the git repository You will also need a JDK 8 and Maven 3 (>= 3.0.3). With these prerequisites in place you can compile the source via:

mvn clean install


Want to join us? You can find all the relevant information about contributing to Bean Validation on the website.

Continuous Integration

The official Continuous Integration service for the project is hosted on