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People API

Match external

External match API is perfect for you, if you want to identify a person by using the name and address information. API is using external data sources, so you can use this API to confirm person's identification. API is really simple to use and return results in JSON format.

API response

Data elementDescription
bisnodeId The unique person id.
matchType Format: Match or No_Match
firstName Person's first names (or name)
lastName Person's last name
streetAddress Person's current street address
postalCode  
postOffice  

API endpoints

  • https://api.bisnode.fi/people-match/v2/external - production environment
  • https://api-test.bisnode.fi/people-match/v2/external - test environment

API request parameters

ParameterDescription 
firstName   X
lastName   X
streetAddress   X
postalCode   X
postOffice    
phone Person's phone number  
email Person's email address  
dateOfBirth Person's birthday (format: dd.mm.yyyy)  
gender Person's gender (format: female or male)  

API request and response example

POST https://api.bisnode.fi/people-match/v2/external

{
        "firstName": "Aino",
        "lastName": "Meikäläinen",
        "streetAddress": "Kumpuulantie 3",    
        "postalCode": "00520",
        "postOffice": "Helsinki"
}

Successful request and the API return results in JSON form

{
    "person": {
        "bisnodeId": "FI2101010969661",
        "firstName": "Aino Minna",
        "lastName": "Meikäläinen",
        "streetAddress": "Kumpulantie 3 B 12",
        "postalCode": "00520",
        "postOffice": "HELSINKI"   
    },
    "requestParms": {
        "firstName": "Aino",
        "lastName": "Meikäläinen",
        "streetAddress": "Kumpuulantie 3",    
        "postalCode": "00520",
        "postOffice": "Helsinki"
    },
    "fieldMatchAccuracy": {
        "firstNameEstimate": 1,
        "lastNameEstimate": 1,
        "streetAddressEstimate": 0.94,
        "postalCodeEstimate": 1,
        "postOfficeEstimate": 1
    },
    "matchType": "Match",
}

Developer REST API documentation - read more »

In order to use the API's you must have a valid user account (username and password) on production and test environments. Remember that you must have a valid ticket (quick manual), and it must be sent in the request custom header element. All API requests must be made over HTTPS.

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Pasi Leino
Pasi Leino

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gsm +358 (0)40 840 6005
pasi.leino@bisnode.com

Otto Lyly
Otto Lyly

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otto.lyly@bisnode.com

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