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Version: v4


Core team

Without these people, the project could not have become one of the most used authentication library in its category.

Special thanks

Special thanks to Lori Karikari for creating most of the original provider configurations to Fredrik Pettersen for creating the original Prisma Adapter, to Gerald Nolan for adding support for Sign in with Apple, and to Jefferson Bledsoe for working on original testing automations.

Other contributors

NextAuth.js as it exists today has been possible thanks to the work of many individual contributors.

Thank you to the dozens of individual contributors who have help shaped NextAuth.js.

Open Collective

You can find NextAuth.js on Open Collective. We are very thankful for all of our existing contributors and would be delighted if you or your company would decide to join them.

More information can be found at:


  • NextAuth.js was originally developed by Iain Collins in 2016 for Next.js.

  • In 2020, NextAuth.js was rebuilt from the ground up to support Serverless, with support for MySQL, Postgres and MongoDB, JSON Web Tokens and built in support for over a dozen authentication providers.

  • In 2021, efforts have started to move NextAuth.js to other frameworks and to support as many databases and providers as possible.


The Auth.js/NextAuth.js project is not provided by, nor otherwise affiliated with Vercel Inc. or its subsidiaries. Any contributions to this project by individuals affiliated with Vercel are made in their personal capacity.