The only accredited LOU/LEI Issuer with APIs to build LEI registration and issuance directly into FinTech/Bank applications and workflows

LEI Developers

With our Postman collection, you’ll be up and running in minutes! The LEI APIs makes searching for companies, registering and issuing Legal Entity Identifiers easy and fast. Find the documentation, sample code, and developer tools you need to easily build ‘same-session’ LEI issuance into applications and workflows. The RapidLEI automation logic will handle the complexity of the application validation.


LEI Developers

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You’ll need a RapidLEI API account, if you don’t have one already contact us to request access. Access to the API is free.

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LEI Lookup API

Published by the GLEIF:

  • Find Legal Entities by name
  • Search by LEI
  • Find LEIs by BIC Code
  • Display parents of an LEI
  • Display children of an LEI

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LEI Issuance & Management API

Published by RapidLEI:

  • Authentication – Request Access Token
  • Accounts – Create User
  • Create New LEI
  • Import Existing LEI
  • Check LEI Order Status
  • Query all LEIs
  • Confirm LE-RD Data Quality

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Reasons to use the RapidLEI API

Automate LEI registrations
Avoid manual ordering, faster than bulk uploading. Build into applications and workflows for on-demand registration and same session issuance.

Easy to implement
Modern REST API with plenty of guides, reference documents and code snippets to make implementing fast and simple.

Better customer experience
Streamlined engagement means a better user experience for your customers and partners

API Use Cases

Build on-demand LEI requests and same session LEI issuance into KYC onboarding, organization identity verification and trades workflows. See more

Entity Management Software and LEI Compliance Profiling
Add further value to clients by offering LEI registration directly from your entity management solution. Identify LEI errors, gaps and lapses in LEI compliance and fix the issue in the same session.

Asset Managers
Build on-demand LEI requests and same session issuance trades workflows – avoid “no LEI no trade” scenarios. See more

GLEIF Registration Agents (RA)
Reduce back office workload as you streamline how you offer LEIs to your customers and partners for the LEIs you manage and import. See more

Certificate Authorities
Build on-demand request / issuance for LEI inclusion in Certs, validation workflows, and reselling standalone LEIs. Reduce your validation costs/time, reduce risks of mis-issuance, allow for rapid/automated issuance of Certificates. Enhance and differentiate new products by incorporating LEI. Capitalise on LEI post issuance quality checks and live data lookups. See more 

Building your application

You’ve got an idea in mind of how LEIs can add value to your product, your workflow or your bottom line. Let’s get it to production. Our guides and reference docs will get you across the deploy line using the language of your choice:

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