The API Basics

  • Customer types

    The different types of Customer types and their transfer limits and eligibility.

  • Bank transfer workflow

    A walkthrough of the ACH transfer process, including transfer statuses and processing times.

  • Balance Funding Source

    The Dwolla Balance is a funding source available for Verified Customers and your Dwolla Master Account

  • Business customer verification

    Business identity verified customer account creation and how to respond when additional information is required.

  • Funding source verification

    Methods to verify funding sources, including Instant Account Verification and micro-deposits.

  • Personal customer verification

    Personal identity verified customer account creation and how to respond when additional information is required.

  • Testing in the Sandbox

    Simulate various test cases with the use of sentinel values or actionable buttons in Dwolla’s Sandbox environment.

  • Webhook Events

    An overview of all events that trigger Webhook notifications including a collection of example payloads.


  • Dwolla.js

    Securely transmit bank information from your application using our client-side JavaScript library.

  • Facilitator Fee

    Collect a portion of the transfer amount on payments facilitated between two users.

  • Same Day ACH

    A walkthrough of Same Day ACH and leveraging next-available processing times for faster transfers.


  • Dwolla + Plaid

    Leverage Plaid’s bank verification with Dwolla’s ACH API for secure account ownership validation.

  • Dwolla + Sift

    Implement Sift’s machine learning model for real-time ACH fraud monitoring.

  • Partner Ecosystem

    Check out the Dwolla Partner Ecosystem that provides access to service providers for international payments, bank verification, development resources and much more.

Production: Operational

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.