Create an on-demand transfer authorization #

This section outlines how to create an on-demand bank transfer authorization for your Customer. On-demand authorization allows Customers to authorize Dwolla to transfer variable amounts from their bank account using ACH at a later point in time for products or services delivered. This on-demand authorization is supplied along with the Customer's bank details when creating a new Customer funding source.

When on-demand authorization is enabled for your application the Customer is presented with text on a “add bank account” screen in your user interface(UI) giving authorization to Dwolla for future variable payments. Note: On-demand payments come as part of our Dwolla API and requires additional approval before getting started. Please contact Sales or your account manager for more information on enabling.

HTTP request #

POST https://api.dwolla.com/on-demand-authorizations

HTTP status and error codes #

HTTP StatusCodeDescription
403ForbiddenThe supplied credentials are not authorized for this resource.

Request and response #

JavaScript
// Using dwolla-v2 - https://github.com/Dwolla/dwolla-v2-node
dwolla.post("on-demand-authorizations").then((res) => res.body.buttonText); // => "Agree & Continue"

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