Get Started with Expense

A step-by-step guide to help you get started with Expense.

Let's get started by running Statement in the sandbox environment. To start, you will need to sign up for an account on the Brankas Dashboard and generate an API key. We will guide you through this article from how to get started in the sandbox environment and the transition to go live.

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

  1. Set up your Brankas Dashboard
    To start integrating with Brankas products, sign up for an account. A verification email will be sent to your inbox.
  1. Set up your business details
  1. Generate API Key
  • Go to API Keys > Create Sandbox API Key
  • Create a name for your API Key
  • Grant permission to each product, in this case Statement = Read/Write
  • Click Continue

Postman Setup Guide

  1. Import the Brankas API Collection in Postman. https://www.getpostman.com/collections/bafd08a7069dda4e4b80
  1. Set up your authorization

a. Select Statement on the Collection Panel
b. Update Authorization Type to API key
c. Enter x-api-key in the Key field
d. Paste the API key generated on the Brankas Dashboard into the Value field

  1. Your first sandbox static link

    a. Select [POST] Create Statement Retrieval request.
    b. In the Authorization tab, set Authorization type to Inherit Auth from Parent. The authentication method from the previous step.
    c. Update and customize Tap in the Body tab with app_redirect_uri , bank_codes, country, external_id and organization_display_name.

d. Click Send
e. statement_id and redirect_uri will be generated. Open redirect_uri in a browser.

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  1. View statement shared

    a. Select [GET] Get All Statement Data Collection
    b. Click Send
    c. View the statement shared in the Body tab. Expense data will be listed “type”: “DEBIT” and the merchant_type for details of the merchant.

  1. Disable PDF Upload

To disable this PDF Upload, add "disable_pdf": "true" in the Body of Create Statement Retrieval Initiation Request call.

Go Live

Once you have tested in the sandbox environment and ready to go live, follow through with these steps:

  1. Click Go Live Requirements in the banner on your Brankas Dashboard.
  1. You will be walked through to submit required documents and details based on your business entity and country of operation. Select the tiles applicable to you:
  1. A summary of required document and details will be listed for you before proceeding. View detailed requirements here.
  1. Our team will review your submission and reach out to shortly!

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