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Create account without password


Target audience: Developers

Create account without password


This endpoint creates a new account with a random secure password. Upon creation, the account will be activated and a password reset mail will be sent if successful.


Environment URI


Identity Scope
No /external/account/w


Field Required Type Description
email Required String The account's e-mail address. Will be used as username for login purposes. This value must be unique.
Size range: ..1024
Allowed values: "/\A[\w+-.]+@[a-z\d-]+(.[a-z]+)*.[a-z]+\z/i"
first_name Optional String The account's first name.
Size range: ..1024
last_name Optional String The account's last name.
Size range: ..1024
alias Optional String The account's alias.
Size range: ..100
mobile_phone_number Optional String The account's mobile phone number.
Size range: 10..12
Allowed values: "/^[+,0]?[0-9]{10,12}$/"
social_security_number Optional String The account's social security number. This value must be unique.
Allowed values: "dddddd-dddd" or YYYYYMMDDXXXX
birth_date Optional String The account's birth date.
Size range: 10
Allowed values: "YYYY-MM-DD"
company_registration_number Optional String The account's company registration number.
Allowed values: "dddddd-dddd"
account_origin Optional String The origin of the account. E.g. the newspaper title.
Size range: ..1024
external_ids Optional Object A key-value object containing the external ids of the user.
custom_urls Optional Object Information about custom URL's, ie. where to send the user afterwards
Optional String Absolute URI to a page allowing the customer to reset their current password
Optional String Absolute URI to a page where the customer should be sent after a successful purchase
created_from_source Optional Object From where the account was created. Default value set to application name and client id if not provided
Size range: 6..1024

Curl Example


curl --request POST \
  --url \
  --header 'accept: application/json' \
  --header 'authorization: Bearer token' \
  --header 'content-type: application/json' \
  --data '{
            "email": ""


curl --request POST \
  --url \
  --header 'accept: application/json' \
  --header 'authorization: Bearer token' \
  --header 'content-type: application/json' \
  --data '{
            "email": "",
            "first_name": "Ove",
            "last_name": "Ovesson",
            "mobile_phone_number": "0701234567",
            "social_security_number": "620817-9256",
            "birth_date": "1999-05-14",
            "company_registration_number": "556468-3984",
            "account_origin": "ADEPRIMO",
            "external_ids": {
                "External key 1": "external value 1",
                "External key 2": "external value 2",
                "External key 3": "external value 3"
            "custom_urls": {
                "reset_password_url": "",
                "return_url": ""
            "created_from_source": "My application name"


Field Description
id The id of the created account.

Example Response

HTTP 201 Created
    "id": "56e1741a6fc9365306000002"


Example error response

HTTP 409 Conflict
  "code": "already_exists",
  "field": "email",
  "message": "email already exists"

HTTP 400 Bad Request

Name Type Description
invalid_parameter Object Validation error on any of the fields in the posted json
json_parser_error Object The request body could not be parsed as valid json
invalid_content_type_error Object The requests Content-Type header isn't set to application/json
unknown_parameter Object One or more of the fields in the posted json was not recognized

HTTP 404 Not Found

Name Type Description
not_found Object The package could not be found

HTTP 409 Conflict

Name Type Description
already_exists Object Indicates that a value that must be unique and already exists have been used. IE a duplicate customer_number or social_security_number.

HTTP 500 Internal Server Error

Name Type Description
internal_server_error Object Something unexpected happened server side