The Profile component gives profile information for users in Altinn.

The profile component is an ASP.Net Core MVC Application exposing REST-API to Altinn Apps.

The profile solution is now available locally at and all resources are avaiable through endpoints defined below.

Resources: users


A user is the entity which is logged in in Altinn and performs actions for on behalf of an instance owner.

User type

Attribute Type Description
UserId int user ID
UserName string username set by the user
PhoneNumber string phone number
Email string email address
PartyId int party ID
Party Party party object that represents the user
UserType UserType user type
ProfileSettingPreference ProfileSettingPreference object containing the users profile setting preferences


Get information about a user from user id:

GET /users/{userId}

Get information about a user from SSN. Send a POST request with the SSN contained in the request body.

POST /users