vCard Elements

Created
2011-06-10
Last Updated
2014-01-17
Note
A Standards Track RFC is required for registration of vCard elements that modify vCard elements previously documented in a Standards Track RFC.
Available Formats

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Registries included below

vCard Properties

Expert(s)
Primary: Simon Perreault; Backups: Cyrus Daboo, Peter Saint-Andre
Reference
[RFC6350]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
No namespace specified Expert Review and RFC Required
Vendor namespace specified First Come First Served
Namespace Property Reference
SOURCE [RFC6350], Section 6.1.3
KIND [RFC6350], Section 6.1.4
XML [RFC6350], Section 6.1.5
FN [RFC6350], Section 6.2.1
N [RFC6350], Section 6.2.2
NICKNAME [RFC6350], Section 6.2.3
PHOTO [RFC6350], Section 6.2.4
BDAY [RFC6350], Section 6.2.5
ANNIVERSARY [RFC6350], Section 6.2.6
GENDER [RFC6350], Section 6.2.7
ADR [RFC6350], Section 6.3.1
TEL [RFC6350], Section 6.4.1
EMAIL [RFC6350], Section 6.4.2
IMPP [RFC6350], Section 6.4.3
LANG [RFC6350], Section 6.4.4
TZ [RFC6350], Section 6.5.1
GEO [RFC6350], Section 6.5.2
TITLE [RFC6350], Section 6.6.1
ROLE [RFC6350], Section 6.6.2
LOGO [RFC6350], Section 6.6.3
ORG [RFC6350], Section 6.6.4
MEMBER [RFC6350], Section 6.6.5
RELATED [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
CATEGORIES [RFC6350], Section 6.7.1
NOTE [RFC6350], Section 6.7.2
PRODID [RFC6350], Section 6.7.3
REV [RFC6350], Section 6.7.4
SOUND [RFC6350], Section 6.7.5
UID [RFC6350], Section 6.7.6
CLIENTPIDMAP [RFC6350], Section 6.7.7
URL [RFC6350], Section 6.7.8
VERSION [RFC6350], Section 6.7.9
KEY [RFC6350], Section 6.8.1
FBURL [RFC6350], Section 6.9.1
CALADRURI [RFC6350], Section 6.9.2
CALURI [RFC6350], Section 6.9.3
BIRTHPLACE [RFC6474], Section 2.1
DEATHPLACE [RFC6474], Section 2.2
DEATHDATE [RFC6474], Section 2.3
EXPERTISE [RFC6715], Section 2.1
HOBBY [RFC6715], Section 2.2
INTEREST [RFC6715], Section 2.3
ORG-DIRECTORY [RFC6715], Section 2.4 [RFC Errata 3341]

vCard Parameters

Expert(s)
Primary: Simon Perreault; Backups: Cyrus Daboo, Peter Saint-Andre
Reference
[RFC6350]
Available Formats

CSV
Range Registration Procedures
No namespace specified Expert Review and RFC Required
Vendor namespace specified First Come First Served
Namespace Parameter Reference
LANGUAGE [RFC6350], Section 5.1
VALUE [RFC6350], Section 5.2
PREF [RFC6350], Section 5.3
ALTID [RFC6350], Section 5.4
PID [RFC6350], Section 5.5
TYPE [RFC6350], Section 5.6
MEDIATYPE [RFC6350], Section 5.7
CALSCALE [RFC6350], Section 5.8
SORT-AS [RFC6350], Section 5.9
GEO [RFC6350], Section 5.10
TZ [RFC6350], Section 5.11
INDEX [RFC6715], Section 3.1
LEVEL [RFC6715], Section 3.2
GROUP [RFC7095], Section 8.1

vCard Value Data Types

Registration Procedure(s)
Expert Review and RFC Required
Expert(s)
Primary: Simon Perreault; Backups: Cyrus Daboo, Peter Saint-Andre
Reference
[RFC6350]
Note
A Standards Track RFC is required for registration of new value data types that modify existing properties.
Available Formats

CSV
Value Data Type Reference
BOOLEAN [RFC6350], Section 4.4
DATE [RFC6350], Section 4.3.1
DATE-AND-OR-TIME [RFC6350], Section 4.3.4
DATE-TIME [RFC6350], Section 4.3.3
FLOAT [RFC6350], Section 4.6
INTEGER [RFC6350], Section 4.5
LANGUAGE-TAG [RFC6350], Section 4.8
TEXT [RFC6350], Section 4.1
TIME [RFC6350], Section 4.3.2
TIMESTAMP [RFC6350], Section 4.3.5
UNKNOWN [RFC7095], Section 8.2
URI [RFC6350], Section 4.2
UTC-OFFSET [RFC6350], Section 4.7

vCard Property Values

Registration Procedure(s)
Expert Review and RFC Required
Expert(s)
Primary: Simon Perreault; Backups: Cyrus Daboo, Peter Saint-Andre
Reference
[RFC6350]
Available Formats

CSV
Property Value Reference
BEGIN VCARD [RFC6350], Section 6.1.1
END VCARD [RFC6350], Section 6.1.2
KIND individual [RFC6350], Section 6.1.4
KIND group [RFC6350], Section 6.1.4
KIND org [RFC6350], Section 6.1.4
KIND location [RFC6350], Section 6.1.4
KIND application [RFC6473], Section 3
KIND device [RFC6869], Section 3
VERSION 4.0 [RFC Errata 3000][RFC6350], Section 6.7.9

vCard Parameter Values

Registration Procedure(s)
Expert Review and RFC Required
Expert(s)
Primary: Simon Perreault; Backups: Cyrus Daboo, Peter Saint-Andre
Reference
[RFC6350]
Available Formats

CSV
Property Parameter Value Reference
FN, NICKNAME, PHOTO, ADR, TEL, EMAIL, IMPP, LANG, TZ, GEO, TITLE, ROLE, LOGO, ORG, RELATED, CATEGORIES, NOTE, SOUND, URL, KEY, FBURL, CALADRURI, and CALURI TYPE work [RFC6350], Section 5.6
FN, NICKNAME, PHOTO, ADR, TEL, EMAIL, IMPP, LANG, TZ, GEO, TITLE, ROLE, LOGO, ORG, RELATED, CATEGORIES, NOTE, SOUND, URL, KEY, FBURL, CALADRURI, and CALURI TYPE home [RFC6350], Section 5.6
TEL TYPE text [RFC6350], Section 6.4.1
TEL TYPE voice [RFC6350], Section 6.4.1
TEL TYPE fax [RFC6350], Section 6.4.1
TEL TYPE cell [RFC6350], Section 6.4.1
TEL TYPE video [RFC6350], Section 6.4.1
TEL TYPE pager [RFC6350], Section 6.4.1
TEL TYPE textphone [RFC6350], Section 6.4.1
BDAY, ANNIVERSARY CALSCALE gregorian [RFC6350], Section 5.8
RELATED TYPE contact [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE acquaintance [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE friend [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE met [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE co-worker [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE colleague [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE co-resident [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE neighbor [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE child [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE parent [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE sibling [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE spouse [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE kin [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE muse [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE crush [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE date [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE sweetheart [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE me [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE agent [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE emergency [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
RELATED TYPE emergency [RFC6350], Section 6.6.6
EXPERTISE LEVEL beginner [RFC6715], Section 3.2
EXPERTISE LEVEL average [RFC6715], Section 3.2
EXPERTISE LEVEL expert [RFC6715], Section 3.2
HOBBY LEVEL high [RFC6715], Section 3.2
HOBBY LEVEL medium [RFC6715], Section 3.2
HOBBY LEVEL low [RFC6715], Section 3.2
INTEREST LEVEL high [RFC6715], Section 3.2
INTEREST LEVEL medium [RFC6715], Section 3.2
INTEREST LEVEL low [RFC6715], Section 3.2