Fetch a document


GET https://document-api.company-information.service.gov.uk/document/{document_id}/content

Path parameters

Parameter name Value Description Additional
document_id string

the id of the document


Request headers

Parameter name Value Description Additional
Accept string

Gives the Content-Type that the document will be returned as. If the Content-Type is unsupported, a 406 error will be generated. The Content-Types that the document is available as can be found by requesting the metadata for the document.



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


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

Status code Description Resource
302 Found

Document location

Headers returned

Name Type Description
Location string

A redirect is being made to the resource to be returned

401 Unauthorized

Not authorised to retrieve document