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Introduction to the Belvo API

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What is Belvo?

Belvo is an open finance API for Latin America that allows companies to securely access financial information through our banking, fiscal, and gig products.

How does Belvo work?

Once you implement Belvo, your users will be able to connect their bank, tax, or gig accounts to your app in just seconds. After which, you can retrieve financial information about that user.

To create this connection, your users need to share their online credentials with Belvo. We encrypt these credentials as we receive them and only use them to access the account in read-only mode.

Once the LinkLink - A Link is a set of credentials associated to an end-user access to an Institution. An example would be the username and password used to login to an online banking platform. You will need to register a Link before accessing information from that specific end-user like Account information or Transaction details. is created between your app and your user's institution account, you can pull financial data. This includes the accounts in their name, the real-time balance, transaction information, invoices, and so on.

What information can I access?

Banking

With our Banking product, you can access the following financial data:

Resource

Detail

Examples

Accounts

Get information about your customer's bank accounts, including: account_type, name, account_number, currency, balance.

Account model

Transactions

Get a list of bank transactions with all the metadata, including: collect date, amount, currency, balance, type, description, status.

Transaction model

Owners

Get details of a bank account's owner, including: first_name, last_name, email, phone.

Owner model

Balances

Get the current or historical balance of your customer's bank accounts.

Balance model

Income Insignts

Get insights on the income of a user through their bank accounts.

Income model

Fiscal

With our Fiscal product, you can access the following financial data:

Resource

Detail

Examples

Invoices

Get details on all certified invoices sent and a received by a business or a person, including: sender_name, receiver_name, type, total_amount, currency, invoice_details, payment_type

Invoice model

Tax Returns

Get details on the tax returns sent every year by a person or a business to the tax administration, including: income, payable_tax, deductions.

Tax return model

Tax Status

Get details on the tax situation of a person or a business on the tax authority in the country, including:
name, address, rfc, economic_activity.

Tax status model

Gig economy

With our Gig economy product, you can access the following financial data:

Resource

Detail

Examples

Accounts

Get information about your customer's gig accounts, including: account_type, currency, balance.

Account model

Transactions

Get a list of gig transactions with all the metadata, including: amount, pickup_address, dropoff_address, distance, description, payment_method.

Transaction model

Owners

Get details of a gig account owner, including: first_name, last_name, email, phone, address.

Owner model

Balances

Get the current or historical balance of your customer's gig accounts.

Balance model

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Belvo Glossary

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Introduction to the Belvo API


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