Query an access token, and fetch some metadata such as when the token expires and which scopes have been granted.


GET https://identity.company-information.service.gov.uk/oauth2/verify

Query parameters

Parameter name Value Description Additional
access_token string

Access token to verify.


This request requires the use of one of following authorisation methods: OAuth2.

For OAuth 2 authorisation, the following scopes are required:

Scope Description
https://identity.company-information.service.gov.uk/user/profile.read User profile read permission


The following HTTP status codes may be returned, optionally with a response resource.

Status code Description Resource
200 OK

Verification details for the access token

400 Bad Request

Invalid request

401 Unauthorized

Not authorised


POST /oauth2/verify?access-token=12397h2giu24g2o0781y3r9181-1r9uhf19fh13f98h1f:1fiubfv81g3f HTTP/1.1
Host: https://identity.company-information.service.gov.uk
HTTP/1.1 200 Found
Access-Control-Allow-Origin: *
Connection: close
Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8

    "application": "6ghe7938zhd821hf-domain",
    "expires_in" : "1429",
    "scope": "https://identity.company-information.service.gov.uk/user/profile.read https://api.company-information.service.gov.uk/company/00000000/registered-office-address.update",
    "user_id": "sdvojdfg9whege7r89wqyg02e7tr0134o"