people api

credit remarks check

The API return information of the person's credit remarks 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
Name Full name
PersonId Social security number
Bisnode ID Personal ID.
Maksuhäiriömerkinnät Amount of person's credit remarks.
Viimeisin maksuhäiriömerkintä Date of the person's latest remark.
Muut merkinnät Amount of the person's other marks.
Edunvalvontatieto Is the person under trusteeship (N/Y).
Liiketoimintakielto Is the person under ban on business operations (N/Y).
Maksuhäiriökoodi ja -selite Remark code and definition in Finnish and in English.
Summa Amount of euros (€).
Merkinnän päivämäärä Date of the remark.
Velkoja Name of the creditor.
Lähde Data source.

API endpoints

  • - production environment
  • - test environment

API request parameters

id Bisnode ID or social security number*. X
purpose Purpose code: 1=Application for credit, 2=Credit sale control, 3=Debt collection, 5=Key-person of a company, 6=Applicant's own approval, 7=Agreement of lease, 8=Evaluation of employer/job-seeker, 9=Authority's right for information, A=Guarantee or pledge, B=Definition of agreement X

API request and response example

Successful request and the API return results in JSON format

    "name": "Sallinen Janne Jaakko Olavi",
    "personId": "120188-XXXX",
    "bisnodeId": "FI2101003700186",
    "paymentRemarksCount": 16,
    "paymentRemarkLatest": "20150108",
    "otherRemarksCount": 0,
    "isUnderGuardianship": "N",
    "isBannedOnBusinessOperations": "N",
    "remarksOnPayment": {
        "remarkCode": "UMV",
        "remarkDescrFi": "Ulosotossa todettu este",
        "remarkDescrEn": "Enforcement action, barred for lack of means",
        "sum": 231,
        "dateOfRemark": "20111222",
        "creditor": "Kekkonen Orvokki",
        "source": "Pohjois-Karjalan ulosottovirasto"