Update a transaction


PUT https://api.company-information.service.gov.uk/transactions/{transaction_id}

Request body

The request body takes a complete transaction resource, containing the following writable properties:

    "reference": "string",
    "resume_journey_uri": "string",
    "status": "string"


Name Type Description Additional
reference string

The user reference assiged to this transaction.

resume_journey_uri string

The URL that can be used to resume a web journey associated with this transaction.

status string

The status of the transaction.

Possible values are:

  • open
  • closed


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
202 Accepted

The update to the transaction to put it into the closed state has been accepted, but will only be actioned on receipt of a successful payment

Headers returned

Name Type Description
X-Payment-Required string

Indicates that a payment needs to be made to progress the transaction into a closed state. - the intention is that this will be a URI - needs some more thought

204 No Content

transaction updated

400 Bad Request

Bad request body provided

401 Unauthorized

Not authorised to update this transaction

403 Forbidden

transaction cannot be modified as it has been closed


Unprocessable Entity. Indicates that although the request is valid and well formed the transaction or one of its resources is in an invalid state and failing a validation status check