Introduction

Background

This knowledge base contains general information about Customate Api.

Customate offers virtual bank accounts in multiple currencies, supports bank transfers, open banking, digital direct debits, real-time customer onboarding, provides unique customer wallets, digital escrow wallets with funds safeguarded in ring fenced accounts under eMoney regulations.

How does the platform work

Create entities

 

  • We will require you to create a profile – see here for more information
  • We will verify that profile after you have provided information – see here for more information
  • We will assign a wallet to this profile. This wallet will contain a unique Euro and GBP bank account. You wlll be able to see the details of that wallet – see here for more information
  • You may assign funding sources to enable payments into this wallet via GBP direct debit or scheme cards (Visa / Mastercard) to be made into the wallet – see here for more information
  • Payments can be made into the wallet via open banking, bank transfers and if a funding source is assigned, by GBP direct debit and scheme card. Schedules can be established to create recurring pulls of funds into a wallet – see here for more information
  • Funds in the wallet are protected under eMoney regulations
  • You may assign payees to enable payments out of this wallet via bank transfer – see here for more information
  • You may pay funds out of the wallet to another wallet, or if you have created an external payee, to an external bank – see here for more information

 

User interface

Customate offers a web based user interface accessed at https://gocustomate.com.

API

However for more customised solutions Customate provides an Api. Customate Api provides a way for customers to automate and manage the flow of the money by creating profiles, schedules and making payments with different sources. This Api is compliant to all REST standards: has resource-oriented URLs, returns JSON-encoded responses, uses standard HTTP response codes and verbs, authentication, and communicates through secure HTTPS connections.

Each Api client should receive a key and a secret from us, that will be used during an authentication process.

Api endpoints details (expected request format, response examples) are described here.

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