After successfully creating an identity-verified
verified Customer, they will immediately be placed in a verification status. There are various reasons a Customer status can be something other than
verified; you will want to account for this after the Customer is created.
A Customer’s verification status is determined by an identity verification score based on the data submitted; this score is returned from Dwolla’s identity vendor. Therefore, it is important that the user enters accurate and complete identifying data, and that the partner application implements best practices in input field validation to ensure the best possible success rate.
Once you get a response from the Dwolla API after successfully creating a verified Customer then they should already be placed in a verification status. The status of a verified Customer post Customer creation can be:
It is recommended to wait for the webhook instead of immediately calling the API. Once the webhook is received you’ll then immediately call the API to fetch that customer by ID to obtain their status. Webhooks are asynchronous and sent shortly after the Customer is created.