Create a document for a beneficial owner #

Create a document for a beneficial owner pending verification by uploading a photo of the document. This requires a multipart form-data POST request. The file must be either a .jpg, .jpeg, or .png, up to 10MB in size.

HTTP request #


Request parameters #

Form FieldDescription
documentTypeOne of passport, license, idCard, or other
fileFile contents.

Request and response #

// Using dwolla-v2 -
// Using form-data - (Not Maintained By Dwolla)
var beneficialOwnerUrl =

var requestBody = new FormData();
body.append("file", fs.createReadStream("mclovin.jpg"), {
  filename: "mclovin.jpg",
  contentType: "image/jpeg",
  knownLength: fs.statSync("mclovin.jpg").size,
body.append("documentType", "license");

  .post(`${beneficialOwnerUrl}/documents`, requestBody)
  .then((res) => res.headers.get("location")); // => ""

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