People API

Autocomplete search

The API can be used to provide autocomplete functionality for text-based search, by returning name, street name and city information in JSON format.

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.
Address It contains only the street name. Does not contains any street number information.
Post Office  

API endpoints

  • - production environment
  • - test environment

API request parameters

id The free text search X

API request and response example porkka

Successful request and the API return results in JSON form

    "Persons": [
            "BisnodeId": "FI2101004932316",
            "Lastname": "Porkka",
            "Firstname": "Janne",
            "Address": "Kumpulantie",
            "PostOffice": "TURKU"
            "BisnodeId": "FI2101001452583",
            "Lastname": "Porkka",
            "Firstname": "Janne Tapani",
            "Address": "Kuusitie",
            "PostOffice": "Raisio"
    "Total": 25116

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