Dwolla imposes a rate limit for any applications that make requests to our API. Currently, we have the following rate limit defined:
Dwolla recommends building a mechanism into your application to handle 429 Too Many Requests responses, which would retry the request following an exponential backoff schedule to reduce request volume, and utilizes idempotency keys, where applicable. This ensures actions only perform once and prevents creation of duplicate records.
If you believe that your application will require a high rate of API calls, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further assistance.
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