BIP 0173

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This page describes a BIP (Bitcoin Improvement Proposal).
Please see BIP 2 for more information about BIPs and creating them. Please do not just create a wiki page.

BIP 173 includes the specification for the Bech32 segwit address format.

  BIP: 173
  Layer: Applications
  Title: Base32 address format for native v0-16 witness outputs
  Author: Pieter Wuille <>
          Greg Maxwell <>
  Comments-Summary: No comments yet.
  Status: Draft
  Type: Informational
  Created: 2016-03-20
  License: BSD-2-Clause
  Replaces: 142

The full text of this BIP can be read here.