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Customer Lookup By Name and Country


This API provides the ability look up customers using First Name (or initial), Last Name, Country and an Optional Postal Code.  The response will include a list of customer records including the Customer Id(s) and the Customer Lookup URL(s).

General Technical Requirements

The following technical requirements apply to all requests for this API.

Base Resource URI



brandAbbreviation is the abbreviation for the brand firstName is the first name or initial of the customer you are trying to find lastName is the full last name of the customer you are trying to find countryCode is the Country Code for the address of the customer you are trying to find postalCode (optional) is the optional Postal Code for the address of the customer you are trying to find

HTTP Headers

The HTTP header must contain the following element: x-omeda-appid a unique id provided to you by Omeda to access your data. The request will fail without a valid id.

Content Type

The content type is application/json. JSON application/json

JSON is the preferred data exchange format, because it is lightweight and, in most cases, faster to process and utilizes less bandwidth. There are many available open-source JSON libraries available. See for details.

Supported HTTP Methods

There is one HTTP method supported:

  1. GET : See W3C’s GET specs for details.

Lookup All Customers for Name and Country Address

Retrieves all customers for the requested first name (initial), last name, country and optional postal code.

Field Definition

The following table describes the data elements present on the response from the API.

In addition to the below elements, a SubmissionId element will also be returned with all responses. This is a unique identifier for the web services response. It can be used to cross-reference the response in Omeda’s database.

Customers Elements

Element NameAlways Returned…Data TypeDescription
IdYesIntegerthe internal customer identifier
UrlYesLinka link reference to the customer data as a resource.


HTTP Response Codes

It is possible that multiple customers are returned for the same first name (initial), last name, country and optional postal code combination. If only one is found, a 200 OK status is returned. If more than one is found, a 300 Multiple Choices status is returned.

200 OKThe request has succeeded. See Example Response below.
300 Multiple ChoicesThis response will be returned when more than one customer was found for that email address. Response body will contain a list of all customers that have that email address.
403 ForbiddenTypically, this error occurs when the credentials are erroneous. Potentially, an incorrect x-omeda-appid.
404 Not FoundThis response occurs when the email address submitted was not found.
500 Internal Server ErrorIn the rare case that there is a server-side problem, this response will be returned. This generally indicates a problem of a more serious nature, and submitting additional requests may not be advisable. Please contact your Omeda Account Representative.




         "Error":"First Name Jane, last name Doe, CountryCode USA not found."
Possible Error Messages

In the event of an error, an error response will be returned. Here are some of the possible responses you might receive.

FirstName {firstName}, lastName {lastName}, CountryCode {countrycode} not found.
FirstName {firstName}, lastName {lastName}, CountryCode {countrycode}, postalCode {postalCode} not found.
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