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June 4, 2019

Headers

To communicate with the Core API of the Marqeta platform, you must include the proper headers in your API requests.

Note
For information on headers included in JIT Funding requests sent by the Marqeta platform, see Gateway JIT Funding Messages.

Request headers

You must include the following headers in requests sent to the Core API:

Name Description Request Type Required Value

authorization

Credentials to authenticate your request.

GET, POST, PUT

Your token

content-type

The media type of the requested resource.

POST, PUT

application/json

Sample request headers

Headers: Content-Type: application/json, Authorization: Basic {_your_encoded_credentials_}

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