|Java||8, 11 or 17|
|Jakarta Bean Validation||3.0|
Not compatible with your requirements? Have a look at the other series.
See also the Compatibility policy.
Documentation for this specific series can be accessed through the links below:
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How to get it
More information about specific releases (announcements, download links) can be found here.
If you want to start using Hibernate Validator, please refer to the getting started guide:
If you need to upgrade from a previous series, please refer to the migration guide:
Latest release announcement (2020-12-23): 7.0.0.Final.
A detailed list of new features, improvements and fixes in this series can be found on our issue tracker.
Hibernate Validator 7.0 is the reference implementation for Jakarta Bean Validation 3.0.
The main change is that all the dependencies using
javax. packages are now using
Upgrade to Hibernate Validator 7 is only recommended if you are moving to Jakarta EE 9.
Expression Language disabled by default for custom violations.
Ability to define the Expression Language features enabled for more safety.
@SafeHtml constraint marked as deprecated for a while has been dropped from the codebase.
Releases in this series