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Dwolla Balance
Use Dwolla’s existing bank partnerships to connect your software to the banking infrastructure.

Overview #

Welcome to the developer documentation for Dwolla Balance! Our Get Started documentation will walk you through the steps of building your integration. Once you’re familiar with how to integrate, read through our developer guides that include detailed explanations for each step, example code, tips and best practices on development workflow and QA, and links to learn more.

Get Started #

Before you start exploring and building an integration that utilizes Dwolla Balance, learn more about what it is and how it works through our Get Started resources.

What is Dwolla Balance?
Learn about Dwolla Balance's robust features and how it simplifies creating seamless and secure account-to-account payments for businesses and developers.
Customer Types
Understanding and selecting the appropriate Customer type is the first step to a successful payment integration.

Build #

Find all the essential resources and tools to kickstart your integration with Dwolla Balance. These comprehensive guides and developer documentation will help you seamlessly build and implement Dwolla Balance into your application.

Jumpstart your integration with Quickstarts, featuring guides on API authentication and diverse funds flow scenarios.
Explore our comprehensive guides on onboarding Personal Verified Customers and Business Verified Customers with Dwolla Balance.
Funding Sources
Explore the various funding source types and discover the options available for adding and verifying banks.
Optimize your payment processes by understanding how transfers function with Dwolla Balance.
Keep your business and your users up-to-date on what’s happening within your Dwolla Balance integration through accurate and timely notifications.
Explore the array of capabilities that will further streamline your transactions and enhance your user experience.
Discover how Dwolla Balance integrates effortlessly with various partners to offer enhanced functionality and expanded possibilities for your payment ecosystem.
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All funds transfers made using the Dwolla Platform are performed by a financial institution partner, and any funds held in a Dwolla Balance are held by a financial institution partner. Learn more about our financial institution partners.