Step 4: Check the transfer status

You can check the status of the newly created transfer by retrieving the transfer by its URL.

You can learn more about retrieving transfers in our API Reference docs.

Request and response (view schema in ‘raw’)

Accept: application/vnd.dwolla.v1.hal+json
Authorization: Bearer 0Sn0W6kzNicvoWhDbQcVSKLRUpGjIdlPSEYyrHqrDDoRnQwE7Q

  "_links": {
    "cancel": {
      "href": "",
      "type": "transfer"
    "source": {
      "href": "",
      "type": "account"
    "funding-transfer": {
      "href": "",
      "type": "transfer"
    "self": {
      "href": "",
      "type": "transfer"
    "source-funding-source": {
      "href": "",
      "type": "funding-source"
    "destination": {
      "href": "",
      "type": "customer"
  "id": "d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388",
  "status": "pending",
  "amount": {
    "value": "42.00",
    "currency": "usd"
  "created": "2015-09-01T19:08:55.500Z"
transfer_url = ''

# Using DwollaV2 - (Recommended)
transfer = app_token.get transfer_url
transfer.status # => "pending"
var transferUrl = '';

  .then(function(res) {
    res.body.status; // => 'pending'
transfer_url = ''

# Using dwollav2 - (Recommended)
fees = app_token.get(transfer_url)
fees.body['status'] # => 'pending'
$transferUrl = '';

$transfersApi = new DwollaSwagger\TransfersApi($apiClient);

$transfer = $transfersApi->byId($transferUrl);
print($transfer->status); # => "pending"

That’s it! You’ve successfully transferred money to a recipient. Please continue to the Webhooks guide for information on implementing notifications for your customers about the status of the transfer.

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Financial institutions play an important role in the Dwolla network.

Dwolla, Inc. is an agent of Veridian Credit Union and all funds associated with your account in our network are held in one or more pooled accounts at Veridian Credit Union. These funds may not be eligible for share insurance by the National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund. Dwolla, Inc. is the operator of a software platform that communicates user instructions for funds transfers to Veridian Credit Union.