Hibernate Validator

Releases

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Series

development

8.0 2022-08-09

Jakarta EE 10, @UUID constraint

stable

7.0 2022-08-04

Jakarta Bean Validation 3.0, jakarta.* packages

stable

6.2 2022-08-04

Keep javax.* packages, Expression Language overhaul, @SafeHtml removal

See older series

Older series

end-of-life

6.1 2020-12-16

Jakarta Bean Validation, new Quarkus-tailored bootstrap

stable

6.0 2022-02-09

Bean Validation 2.0 support, performance improvements.

end-of-life

5.4 2019-02-03

JavaMoney support, annotation processor improvements.

end-of-life

5.3 2017-10-19

Dynamic constraint payload, parameter relaxation, new api for programmatic constraint definition, new translations.

end-of-life

5.2 2016-02-17

Java 8 support and more

end-of-life

5.1 2014-10-22

Performances and memory footprint improvements

end-of-life

5.0 2014-01-28

Reference implementation for Bean Validation 1.1

end-of-life

4.3 2014-07-25

Last Bean Validation 1.0 compatible version

Compatibility matrix

Hibernate Validator 8.0 7.0 6.2
Java 11 or 17 8, 11 or 17 8, 11 or 17
Bean Validation N/A N/A N/A
Java EE N/A N/A 8
Jakarta Bean Validation 3.0 3.0 2.0
Jakarta EE 10 9 8

See also the Compatibility policy.

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