Create an account holder


Creates an account holder linked to a legal entity.

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Request Parameters


The unique identifier of the balance platform to which the account holder belongs. Required in the request if your API credentials can be used for multiple balance platforms.


Contains key-value pairs that specify the actions that an account holder can do in your platform. The key is a capability required for your integration. For example, issueCard for Issuing. The value is an object containing the settings for the capability.


Contact details of the account holder.

Max length: 300

Your description for the account holder.


The unique identifier of the legal entity associated with the account holder. Adyen performs a verification process against the legal entity of the account holder.


A set of key and value pairs for general use. The keys do not have specific names and may be used for storing miscellaneous data as desired.

Note that during an update of metadata, the omission of existing key-value pairs will result in the deletion of those key-value pairs.

Max length: 150

Your reference for the account holder.


The time zone of the account holder. For example, Europe/Amsterdam. Defaults to the time zone of the balance platform if no time zone is set. For possible values, see the list of time zone codes.

Response parameters

After submitting a call, you receive a response message to inform you that your request was received and processed.

Depending on the HTTP status code of the response message, it is helpful to build some logic to handle any errors that a request or the system may return.

HTTP Responses

  • 200 - OK

    The request has succeeded.

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  • 400 - Bad Request

    A problem reading or understanding the request.

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  • 401 - Unauthorized

    Authentication required.

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  • 403 - Forbidden

    Insufficient permissions to process the request.

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  • 422 - Unprocessable Entity

    A request validation error.

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  • 500 - Internal Server Error

    The server could not process the request.

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