To get started with Bloom Credit, follow these next simple steps:

# 1. Get your Credentials

Once you complete your onboarding process, Bloom will provide you with two credentials: **Client ID** and **Client Secret**.

If you have not started your onboarding process, please [contact us](🔗) to obtain your credentials to access.


We encourage users to get acquainted with our API in our sandbox. [Contact us](🔗) if you're interested in obtaining credentials to access to our sandbox.

# 2. Set up the API Authentication

All requests to the Bloom API must be authenticated. Check out the [API Authentication](🔗) page to learn how to retrieve and use an access token to authenticate your API requests.