|Java||11, 17 or 21|
|Jakarta Bean Validation||3.0|
Not compatible with your requirements? Have a look at the other series.
See also the Compatibility policy.
Documentation for Hibernate Validator 8.0 can be accessed through the links below:
You can find more documentation for all series on the documentation page.
How to get it
More information about specific releases (announcements, download links) can be found here.
If you want to start using Hibernate Validator 8.0, please refer to the getting started guide:
If you need to upgrade from a previous series, please refer to the migration guide:
A detailed list of new features, improvements and fixes in this series can be found on our issue tracker.
Hibernate Validator 8.0 is the reference implementation for Jakarta Bean Validation 3.0 in Jakarta EE 10.
Upgrade to Hibernate Validator 8 is only recommended if you are moving to Jakarta EE 10.
Development versions (SNAPSHOTS)
The latest development versions of Maven artifacts for Hibernate Validator are published to the OSSRH snapshots repository.
You should only need those (unstable) versions for testing recently merged patches, and should never use them in production.
To consume these artifacts, you may need to configure your build tool to fetch artifacts
and to enable snapshots:
Releases in this series