Claim.ClaimType Property

[Starting with the .NET Framework 4.5, Windows Identity Foundation (WIF) has been fully integrated into the .NET Framework. The version of WIF addressed by this topic, WIF 3.5, is deprecated and should only be used when developing against the .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 or the .NET Framework 4. For more information about WIF in the .NET Framework 4.5, also known as WIF 4.5, see the Windows Identity Foundation documentation in the .NET Framework 4.5 Development Guide.]

Gets the claim type of the claim.

Namespace: Microsoft.IdentityModel.Claims
Assembly: Microsoft.IdentityModel (in Microsoft.IdentityModel.dll)


Dim instance As Claim
Dim value As String

value = instance.ClaimType


Public Overridable ReadOnly Property ClaimType As String
public virtual string ClaimType { get; }
virtual property String^ ClaimType {
    String^ get ();
/** @property */
public String get_ClaimType ()
public function get ClaimType () : String

Property Value

A String that represents the claim type.


Constants for the well-known claim types used by Windows® Identity Foundation (WIF) are available through the ClaimTypes and Prip classes.

Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.


Target Platforms

Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2 (32-bit or 64-bit)

See Also


Claim Class
Claim Members
Microsoft.IdentityModel.Claims Namespace

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