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Create a document for a beneficial owner #

To verify an individual's identity, please upload a clear, colored image of a government-issued identification document captured with a camera.

Here's what you need to know about uploading a document:

  • Multipart Form-Data POST Request: You'll need to use a multipart form-data POST request to upload your document. This is a specific type of HTTP request used for file uploads.
  • Supported File Formats: The uploaded file must be a color image in one of these formats: JPG, JPEG, or PNG.
  • File Size Limit: The file size cannot exceed 10MB.

HTTP request #


Request parameters #

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

Request and response #

curl -X POST
\ -H "Authorization: Bearer tJlyMNW6e3QVbzHjeJ9JvAPsRglFjwnba4NdfCzsYJm7XbckcR"
\ -H "Accept: application/vnd.dwolla.v1.hal+json"
\ -H "Cache-Control: no-cache"
\ -H "Content-Type: multipart/form-data; boundary=----WebKitFormBoundary7MA4YWxkTrZu0gW"
\ -F "documentType=passport"
\ -F "file=@foo.png"
\ ''


HTTP/1.1 201 Created
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