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Step 7: Check the status of your transfer

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

GET https://api-uat.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388
Accept: application/vnd.dwolla.v1.hal+json
Authorization: Bearer 0Sn0W6kzNicvoWhDbQcVSKLRUpGjIdlPSEYyrHqrDDoRnQwE7Q
transfer = DwollaSwagger::TransfersApi.by_id('https://api-uat.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388')
dwolla.then(function(dwolla) {
    dwolla.transfers.byId({id: 'd76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388'})
    .then(function(data) {
        // See response below
    })
});
transfer_api = dwollaswagger.TransfersApi(client)
transfer = transfer_api.by_id('https://api-uat.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388')
<?php
$transferApi = new DwollaSwagger\TransfersApi($apiClient);
$transfer = $transferApi->byId('https://api-uat.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388')
?>

Response (view schema in ‘raw’):

Schema

{
  "_links": {
    "self": {
      "href": "https://api-uat.dwolla.com/transfers/D76265CD-0951-E511-80DA-0AA34A9B2388"
    },
    "source": {
      "href": "https://api-uat.dwolla.com/customers/AB443D36-3757-44C1-A1B4-29727FB3111C"
    },
    "destination": {
      "href": "https://api-uat.dwolla.com/customers/C7F300C0-F1EF-4151-9BBE-005005AC3747"
    }
  },
  "id": "D76265CD-0951-E511-80DA-0AA34A9B2388",
  "status": "pending",
  "amount": {
    "value": "225.00",
    "currency": "USD"
  },
  "created": "2015-09-02T00:30:25.580Z"
}
# Access desired information in response object fields
p transfer.status # => pending
console.log(data.obj._embedded[0].status); // pending
# Access desired information in response object fields
print(transfer.status) # => pending
<?php
# Access desired information in response object fields
print($transfer->status) # => pending
?>

That’s it! You’ve successfully transferred money from Joe Buyer to Jane Merchant. Please continue to the Webhooks guide for information on implementing notifications for your customers about the transfer.


Financial institutions play an important role in the Dwolla network.

Dwolla, Inc. is an agent of Veridian Credit Union and Compass Bank and all funds associated with your account in the Dwolla network are held in pooled accounts at Veridian Credit Union and Compass Bank. These funds are not eligible for individual insurance, including FDIC insurance and 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 and Compass Bank.