LendingClub will provide users an access ID and a secret key that together will generate the authorization ‘bearer’ token. The temporary token is the user's authorization key to call the LCXPM services and is only valid for 30 minutes. To generate the bearer token, users will need to call the authentication API as follows.

Base64 in the above example means that users will need to use base64 encoded version of

string ‘access-id’:’secret-key’.

For example, assume a user has the following API credentials:

• access-id: P9L8PJ9QIAFAKBNQG6E0

• secret-key: DGj2XuKWjFb0y9x7ABKkAXscvQ2zEiu7bPMGwr0Lk/3joGIMWg

The user needs to encode the string:


in base64 format, which is:


Then the authorization header in the authentication API call will be:

Authorization: LC-API2


An example cURL command to invoke authentication endpoint for Sandbox Environment will be:

curl --location --request POST 'https://api-

sandbox.lendingclub.com/auth/oauth/v2/token?realm=lc' \

--header 'Content-Type: application/json' \

--header 'authorization: LC-API2


--data-raw '{"grant_type": "client_credentials"}'

The response will be:


"access_token": "aa367982-bef6-4f05-a156-10c1431988bc",

"token_type": "Bearer",

"expires_in": 3600,

"scope": "oob",

"requires_mfa": false


For every call to the LCX PM APIs, users must include the token as part of the authorization header.

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