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Account Balance API

Initiate an account balance request by making a HTTP GET request to the following endpoint:

HTTP GET Resource URL

https://api.statum.co.ke/api/v2/account-balance

API request

Check your account balance by making a HTTP GET request to the endpoint above.

In addition to the API standard request headers , the body of the request should contain the following fields:

Parameter Type Description Example
command_id String Pass this as balance balance

Sample account balance API call

<?php

$curl = curl_init();

curl_setopt_array($curl, array(
  CURLOPT_URL => 'https://api.statum.co.ke/api/v2/account-balance',
  CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER => true,
  CURLOPT_FOLLOWLOCATION => true,
  CURLOPT_CUSTOMREQUEST => 'GET',
  CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS =>'{
            "command_id": "balance"
            }',
  CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER => array(
            'Authorization: Basic dG9wc2VjcmV0OjEyMzQ=',
            'Content-Type: application/json'
          ),
    ));

$response = curl_exec($curl);

curl_close($curl);
echo $response;

Account balance API response

The body of the response will be a JSON object containing the following fields:

Parameter Type Description Example
status_code Number The status code of the transaction. 200
description String The status description of the transaction. Operation successful
request_id String The unique reference number as assigned by the Statum API 87e6ede99a0d4201b0d7ee347e5b2788
available_balance Decimal number Your Statum developer application account balance. 10001.45

Sample response payload

{
  "status_code": 200,
  "description": "Operation successful.",
  "request_id": "87e6ede99a0d4201b0d7ee347e5b2788",
  "available_balance": 10001.45
}
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