people api

additional information

The API returns the person's additional information in JSON format, as specified by Bisnode ID or person identification number.

In order to use the API you must have the valid environment-specific username and password. Before any API requests, you need to obtain an API KEY. You will get a valid API KEY (it's called a ticket) by using the ticket API (Please, read how to use ticket API).

The API KEY must be sent in the request custom header element (named ticket). If the API KEY value is valid then API request will be successful (http status code 200), otherwise it will fail (http status code 401). All API requests must be made over HTTPS. REQUEST THE username and password

API response

Data elementDescription
BisnodeId The unique person id. e.g. FI2101005032599
Lastname Person's last name.
Firstname Person's first name.
Address Person's address
Zipcode Person's zipcode.
PostOffice Person's post office.
DateOfAddress Date when person moved to their current address.
PhoneNumber Person's phone number.
Gender Is person male or female.
Languagecode Person's language code, e.g. 'fi'
YearOfBirth Person's year of birth.
Status Is the person alive or dead
DateOfDeath Date of death (if person is dead).

API endpoints

  • - production environment
  • - test environmenet

API request parameters

id Bisnode ID or social security number*. X
reference The end user name or id**{id}&reference={reference}

API request and response example

Successful request and the API return results in JSON format.

    "Gender": "M",
    "Languagecode": "fi",
    "YearOfBirth": 1985,
    "DateOfAddress": "2013-06-01T00:00:00",
    "DateOfDeath": null,
    "Status": "ALIVE",
    "BisnodeId": "FI2101005032599",
    "Lastname": "Meikäläinen",
    "Firstname": "Matti Olavi",
    "Address": "Kauppakatu 63 A 2",
    "Zipcode": "00980",
    "PostOffice": "HELSINKI",
    "PhoneNumber": "0501234567"