This report by David Porteous of Bankable Frontier Associates (BFA) from the FinMark Trust Digital Identity workshop sets out a framework for defining digital financial identity and its general use cases. The report follows on to consider the current available information about drivers and needs in the SADC identity environment before describing examples of solutions positioned on the digital ID landscape to inform SADC thinking. The report concludes to summarize some design principles arising from the review to be considered for SADC solutions; and suggests some potential directions for follow‐up action.