Get started with our Verifications API

Make yourself familiar with ourAPI Principlesto ensure a resilient integration.


Enable Verifications

Ask yourRelationship Managerto enable Verifications during boarding.

Set your headers

Setting your headers is an important part of an API request. The headers represent the meta-data associated with your API request.

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Authorization: {your_credentials},
Content-Type : application/vnd.worldpay.verifications.accounts-v5+json,
Accept : application/vnd.worldpay.verifications.accounts-v5+json
HeaderDescription
AuthorizationThe Authorization header is used for authentication and identification of our merchants within Access Worldpay. You must use the Authorization header for any request you send to our Verifications API.
Content-TypeThe Content-Type header is required for all request sent to our Verifications API.
AcceptThe Accept header is used to identify which version of our Verifications API you are using. You must use the Accept header for any request you send to our Verifications API.

The Content-Type and Accept headers, must match.

Note: Replace {your_credentials} with your base64-encoded Basic Auth username and password. To get your Access Worldpay credentials contact yourImplementation Manager.

Query the root resource

Our APIs guide you by providing you with links to the next available actions.

To discover and start using our APIs you must first query the root resource. This returns the available resources within Access Worldpay.

Request

GET https://try.access.worldpay.com/

Note: No request body is needed for this request.

Response

You receive all our available API resources in the response.

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{
    "_links": {
        "payments:authorize": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/payments/authorizations"
        },
        "service:payments": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/payments"
        },
        "service:tokens": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/tokens"
        },
        "service:verifications/accounts": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/verifications/accounts"
        },
        "service:verifications/customers/3ds": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/verifications/customers/3ds"
        },
        "service:verifiedTokens": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/verifiedTokens"
        },
        "service:payouts": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/payouts"
        },
        "curies": [{
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/rels/payments/{rel}",
            "name": "payments",
            "templated": true
        }]
    }
}

Query verifications root resource

Query the service:verifications/accounts resource to get the resources to our Verifications API.

GET https://try.access.worldpay.com/verifications/accounts

The response

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{
    "_links": {
        "resourceTree": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/rels/verifications/accounts/resourceTree"
        },
        "verifications:oneTime": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/verifications/accounts/intelligent/oneTime",
            "templated": true
        },
        "verifications:cardOnFile": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/verifications/accounts/intelligent/cardOnFile",
            "templated": true
        },
        "verifications:dynamicOneTime": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/verifications/accounts/dynamic/oneTime",
            "templated": true
        },
        "verifications:dynamicCardOnFile": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/verifications/accounts/dynamic/cardOnFile",
            "templated": true
        },
        "verifications:verification": {
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/verifications/accounts/{resource}",
            "templated": true
        },
        "curies": [{
            "name": "verifications",
            "href": "https://try.access.worldpay.com/rels/verifications/accounts/{rel}",
            "templated": true
        }]
    }
}

Choose one of the action links and send your request to the corresponding resource.

Resources

ResourcesDescription
verifications:oneTimeVerify a oneTime payment.
verifications:cardOnFileVerify a cardOnFile payment.
verifications:dynamicOneTimeVerify your customer's oneTime payment against a specified amount.
verifications:dynamicCardOnFileVerify your customer's cardOnFile payment against a specified amount.
verifications:verificationSend a request to receive the result of a historic verification.

Next steps


Verify a customer's account