Getting Started

Start making payments to over 120 countries in 3 simple steps.

Follow these steps to start making payouts to over 120 countries.


Step 1: Get Authenticated

To use the borderless™ API, your API calls will need to be authenticated by creating a JWT Token. To learn more about generating a JWT Token and getting Authenticated please visit the Authentication Guide.

Step 2: Add Contacts

Contacts are payment recipients and can be borderless™ users or non-borderless™ users. All Contacts have a unique borderless™ @handle. To learn more about borderless™ @handles please visit @Handle Overview.

  • Pay a borderless™ user by just entering their @handle (no sensitive banking information required).

  • To make payments to non-borderless™ users, you need to add them as a Contact to your borderless™ Account. Visit the Contacts API Guide to learn more about adding Contacts.


Pro Tip

Skip adding Contacts:

  • You can pay any borderless™ users' @handle without adding them as a Contact. Learn more about using borderless @handles in the @Handle Overview guide.

  • Pay to emails. borderless™ will automatically add them to your Contacts list once the funds are claimed. Learn more about paying to emails in our Claim Payouts guide.

Step 3: Execute Payments

You are all set to get started. Follow the Payouts API Experience to start making payments to 120+ countries using just a few lines of code.


If you have any questions, please reach out to a borderless™ Representative at [email protected].


Pro Tip

Remember to complete the Know Before You Code steps, including signing up and getting verified, choosing an API plan, and requesting Sandbox access (optional) before you start coding.