Request access token

An access token is required for every request. To generate a Bearer token, signNow uses Basic Authorization Token.


▶ Get Basic Authorization Token from the API Dashboard page or generate it by base-64 encoding your {{client_id}} : {{client_secret}} string

▶ Generate token using the following header Authorization: Basic {{basic_authorization_token}}

Endpoint: POST /oauth2/token

Required body parameters: “username”, “password”, “grant_type” Optional parameters: “scope”, “expiration_time”

curl -X POST \ \
  -H 'Authorization: Basic {{basic_authorization_token}}' \
  -H 'content-type: multipart/form-data' \
  -F '' \
  -F 'password=testpass' \
  -F 'grant_type=password' \
  -F 'scope=*'