The Consumer API uses modern technologies to provide a rich, consistent developer experience. Likewise, it adopts modern standards to secure access to user’s financial data.


The Consumer API uses the Authentication Framework to provide secure authentication.

See the Authentication Framework docs for details that apply to all authentication schemes.

See the Authentication topic for authentication details specific to the Consumer API.


The Consumer API is based on REST and has predictable resource-oriented URLs.

The Consumer API uses standard HTTP verbs and status codes and returns JSON-encoded responses.

Banking Cores

The Consumer API works with data from 4 major banking cores: