Upload a document for verification checks


Uploads a document for verification checks.

Adyen uses the information from the legal entity to run automated verification checks. If these checks fail, you will be notified to provide additional documents.

You should only upload documents when Adyen requests additional information for the legal entity.

You can upload a maximum of 15 pages for photo IDs.

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Header Parameters


Use a suberror code as your requested verification code. You can include one code at a time in your request header. Requested verification codes can only be used in your test environment.

Request Parameters

attachmentobjectDeprecated in version 1

Use the attachments array instead.

Object that contains the document.


Array that contains the document. The array supports multiple attachments for uploading different sides or pages of a document.


Your description for the document.

expiryDatestringDeprecated in version 1

The expiry date of the document, in YYYY-MM-DD format.


The filename of the document.

issuerCountrystringDeprecated in version 1

The two-character ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country code where the document was issued. For example, US.

issuerStatestringDeprecated in version 1

The state or province where the document was issued (AU only).


The number in the document.


Contains information about the resource that owns the document.


Type of document, used when providing an ID number or uploading a document. The possible values depend on the legal entity type.

  • For organization, the type values can be proofOfAddress, registrationDocument, vatDocument, proofOfOrganizationTaxInfo, proofOfOwnership, proofOfIndustry, proofOfSignatory, or proofOfFundingOrWealthSource.

  • For individual, the type values can be identityCard, driversLicense, passport, liveSelfie, proofOfNationalIdNumber, proofOfResidency, proofOfIndustry, proofOfIndividualTaxId, or proofOfFundingOrWealthSource.

  • For soleProprietorship, the type values can be constitutionalDocument, proofOfAddress, or proofOfIndustry.

  • For trust, the type value can be constitutionalDocument.

  • Use bankStatement to upload documents for a transfer instrument.

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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