Getting Started
1
Create a user account by clicking the “Register” link in the main menu, then complete and submit the form
  • This will grant you immediate access to view any publicly available APIs
  • An alert will be sent to our Admin team to grant you additional access to view approved private APIs
  • Consider using a group email if you intend to have multiple developers working with our APIs

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2
Register your application by clicking the “My Apps” link in the main menu, then complete and submit the form
  • This will allow your application to consume any publicly available APIs
  • An alert will be sent to our Admin team to approve your application to consume restricted APIs
  • You may register multiple applications under the same user account

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3
Call the CenturyLink Authorization Server to request an access token
  • Once your application is approved for API consumption, you’ll receive detailed instructions on how to obtain your access token
  • Use the access token as the bearer token in the authorization header
  • Access tokens are valid for 30 minutes, you will need to refresh if expired

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