Get Started with Visa Cardholder Aggregated Spend Insights

A step-by-step guide to help you get started with Visa Cardholder Aggregated Spend Insights.

Set Up Your Sandbox

There are 2 environments available. In the Sandbox environment, you can transact and call data with dummy banks, amounts, currencies and prototype your integrations. There are no limits in the sandbox environment and when you are ready, transition to the live mode where you will be transacting and calling data from customers.

Brankas provides 2 modes:

EnvironmentDescription
SandboxA testing ground that allows you to test Brankas APIs with test banks, transactions, and currency. Sandbox endpoints contain .sandbox.bnk.to in the base URL.
LiveAfter you have tested in sandbox mode and are ready to go live, submit your go-live requirements on the Brankas Dashboard, and our team will be reaching out to you shortly.

Account Setup Guide

To start integrating with Brankas products, sign up for an account. A verification email will be sent to your inbox.

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For security reasons, Brankas requires you to update your password every 120 days. Request will be sent to your email address.

  1. Fill in your details to sign up
  2. Verify your email address

Set up your business details

Add your company information for verification purposes.

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Callback URL is optional for Brankas Sandbox environment.

  1. Go to Settings > Company
  2. Add company details
  • Company name
  • Company logo (optional for Sandbox)
  • Phone number
  • Tax Identification Number (optional for Sandbox)
  • Address
  1. Save changes

Generate API Key

An API key is used as an identifier when an API is called or is accessing a website. API keys are required to access sandbox and live environment.

  1. Go to API Keys > Create Sandbox API Key
  2. Create a name for your API Key
  3. Grant permission to each product, in this case Marketplace = Read/Write
  4. Continue

Copy and Save API Key

Copy generated API key. Brankas does not save or keep generated API keys.

Postman Setup Guide

1. Integrating via Brankas API

To start integrating with Brankas products, sign up for an account. A verification email will be sent to your inbox.

  1. Click New and select HTTP Request

  2. Select POST and paste https://api.sandbox.brankas.com/marketplace/v1/transaction-summary in the URL request.

  3. In the Authorization tab, select x-api-key and paste the generated sandbox key.

  4. In the Body tab, select Raw and JSON as the choice of code. Copy the following in the Body field:

    1. display_name: Name displayed in Brankas Tap interface (optional)
    2. return_url: Users will be redirected at the end of transaction (optional)
    3. logo_url: Static logo displayed on Brankas Tap
      {
       
          "reference_id": "ref-id-00001",
          "client": {
              "display_name": "sampleMerchant",
              "return_url": "https://example.com",
              "logo_url": "http://example.com/logo.png"
          }
      }
      
  5. Click Send. A unique URL to Brankas Tap and transaction id will be generated:

Retrieve Transaction By ID

To retrieve transaction details shared,

  1. Click New and select HTTP Request

  2. Select GET and paste : https://api.sandbox.brankas.com/marketplace/v1/transaction?id=[created] in the URL request.

  3. In the Authorization tab, select x-api-key and paste the generated sandbox key.

  4. Click Send. Transaction shared will be generated in the Body.


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