Developer overview

Build on a platform made for innovation

Issue and test your cards with a few clicks.


Use Marqeta’s private sandbox to instantly create and test cards…

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Customize spend control rules

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Simulate transaction processing

Dev overview: Accordion: Integrate

Integrate your authentication logic or default to platform controls

Dev overview: Accordion: Push provision

Push provision tokenized cards into digital wallets

Dev overview: Accordion: Track cardholder

Track cardholder data in real time

...and go live instantly

DevOverview_Powerful open APIs

Powerful open APIs

Accelerate development with our open APIs and webhooks, and create new card experiences in days

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Modern card technology

Minimize your efforts via a platform that offers 3DS, spend controls, tokenization, and more

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Secure and scalable

Use our scalable cloud infrastructure designed with redundancy and failover, and certified for PCI and SOC 1 and 2

Our developers really like the platform, and the reason for that is that the documentation is really well-written. The APIs are very well designed, so it’s easy to understand. It’s built on cutting-edge technology, like JSON, REST, and this is something that a top modern company like Klarna expects from our partners

Kamil Hakim,

Senior Engineer

3 Tools to empower developer innovation



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API explorer


Browse our endpoints, make API requests, and quickly prototype your product.



Ask questions and share knowledge with a community of developers like you.

Discover the latest Marqeta capabilities

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Discover the key concepts of the Marqeta platform with hands-on tutorials.

Core API

Issue cards, fund accounts, manage payments, and more.

Data API

View filterable, curated production data and personalized insights.

Marqeta Cards

Launch your next payment innovation

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