The most common scenario for this guide is to facilitate marketplace or peer-to-peer transfers between your customers.
In this guide, we’ll cover the key points of transferring money:
Verified Customerwho will receive the transfer
Unverified Customerwho will send the transfer
You need to have a Sandbox account already set up.
Here are some rules to keep in mind:
In this guide, we’ll create two Customers: one to represent a seller and one to represent a buyer. In this scenario, the seller, Jane Merchant, is a
Verified Customer with an unverified funding source. The buyer, Joe Buyer, is an
Unverified Customer with a verified funding source.
Verified Customers, and both could have verified funding sources. Or, you could have the sender undergo identity verification but not the recipient.
Looking to learn more about each Customer type and how it relates to your funds flow? Take a look at our Customer types article for more information.
Use sandbox environment to test API requests.
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.