Identity Management

GET /email/{email}/status

Requires authentication with server access token.

Get verification and availability status for an email address. Note that the email should be base64 url encoded.

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GET /api/2/email/{email}/status


required path parameter

The email to query status for.

Example request

curl -G \
   -H "Authorization: Bearer [access token]"


This endpoint supports the JSON and JSON-P response formats.

Success: 200 OK

Returns a status description.

Email status



If true, this email address exists in some form in Schibsted account



If true, this email address may be used to register a new account



If true, the owner has verified this address in Schibsted account.

Failure cases

Some HTTP response codes are used for multiple error situations. There is no consistent way to tell these apart, but the error object will contain a textual explanation of the reason for the error. For explanation on OAuth related failures and errors see OAuth authentication failures.

  • 400 Bad Request Missing parameter email
  • 400 Bad Request Email parameter did not properly base64 decode into a valid email
  • 401 Unauthorized You don't have administration rights for this client.
  • 401 Unauthorized Your client doesn't have administration rights for this client.
  • 403 Forbidden Client is not authorized to access this API endpoint. Contact Schibsted account to request access.
  • 403 Forbidden Requesting IP is not whitelisted
  • 403 Forbidden Access token rejected
  • 404 Not Found Unknown client ID
  • 404 Not Found Client ID mismatch. The client making the request is no the owner of this resource, and does not have administrative privileges for it.
  • 420 Request Ratelimit exceeded

Sample response

  "exists": false,
  "available": true,
  "verified": false
  "exists": false,
  "available": true,
  "verified": false


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