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Step 6: Create a transfer

Create a transfer by specifying Joe Buyer’s funding source as the source and Jane Merchant’s funding source as the destination.

POST https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/transfers
Accept: application/vnd.dwolla.v1.hal+json
Content-Type: application/vnd.dwolla.v1.hal+json
Authorization: Bearer 0Sn0W6kzNicvoWhDbQcVSKLRUpGjIdlPSEYyrHqrDDoRnQwE7Q
{
    "_links": {
        "source": {
            "href": "https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/80275e83-1f9d-4bf7-8816-2ddcd5ffc197"
        },
        "destination": {
            "href": "https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/375c6781-2a17-476c-84f7-db7d2f6ffb31"
        }
    },
    "amount": {
        "currency": "USD",
        "value": "225.00"
    }
}

HTTP/1.1 201 Created
Location: https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388
request_body = {
  :_links => {
    :source => {
      :href => "https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/80275e83-1f9d-4bf7-8816-2ddcd5ffc197"
    },
    :destination => {
      :href => "https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/375c6781-2a17-476c-84f7-db7d2f6ffb31"
    }
  },
  :amount => {
    :currency => "USD",
    :value => "225.00"
  }
}

# Using DwollaV2 - https://github.com/Dwolla/dwolla-v2-ruby (Recommended)
# For Access API applications, an app_token can be used for this endpoint. (https://docsv2.dwolla.com/#application-authorization)
transfer = app_token.post "transfers", request_body
transfer.headers[:location] # => "https://api.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388"

# Using DwollaSwagger - https://github.com/Dwolla/dwolla-swagger-ruby
transfer = DwollaSwagger::TransfersApi.create(:body => request_body)
transfer # => "https://api.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388"
var requestBody = {
  _links: {
    source: {
      href: 'https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/80275e83-1f9d-4bf7-8816-2ddcd5ffc197'
    },
    destination: {
      href: 'https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/375c6781-2a17-476c-84f7-db7d2f6ffb31'
    }
  },
  amount: {
    currency: 'USD',
    value: '225.00'
  }
};

// For Access API applications, an appToken can be used for this endpoint. (https://docsv2.dwolla.com/#application-authorization)
appToken
  .post('transfers', requestBody)
  .then(res => res.headers.get('location')); // => 'https://api.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388'
request_body = {
  '_links': {
    'source': {
      'href': 'https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/80275e83-1f9d-4bf7-8816-2ddcd5ffc197'
    },
    'destination': {
      'href': 'https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/375c6781-2a17-476c-84f7-db7d2f6ffb31'
    }
  },
  'amount': {
    'currency': 'USD',
    'value': '225.00'
  }
}

# Using dwollav2 - https://github.com/Dwolla/dwolla-v2-python (Recommended)
# For Access API applications, an app_token can be used for this endpoint. (https://docsv2.dwolla.com/#application-authorization)
transfer = app_token.post('transfers', request_body)
transfer.headers['location'] # => 'https://api.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388'

# Using dwollaswagger - https://github.com/Dwolla/dwolla-swagger-python
transfers_api = dwollaswagger.TransfersApi(client)
transfer = transfers_api.create(body = request_body)
transfer # => 'https://api.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388'
<?php
$transfer_request = array (
  '_links' => 
  array (
    'source' => 
    array (
      'href' => 'https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/80275e83-1f9d-4bf7-8816-2ddcd5ffc197',
    ),
    'destination' => 
    array (
      'href' => 'https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/funding-sources/375c6781-2a17-476c-84f7-db7d2f6ffb31',
    ),
  ),
  'amount' => 
  array (
    'currency' => 'USD',
    'value' => '225.00',
  )
);

$transferApi = new DwollaSwagger\TransfersApi($apiClient);
$myAccount = $transferApi->create($transfer_request);

print($xfer); # => https://api-sandbox.dwolla.com/transfers/d76265cd-0951-e511-80da-0aa34a9b2388
?>

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.