API Standard and Guidelines

The API Standard and Guidelines has been developed for use by agencies developing and using web based Application Programming Interfaces (API's). Version 1.0 dated October 2016 has been approved for use by the Government Enterprise Architecture Group (GEAG) and the ICT Partnership Framework Technology Working Group. 

The API Standard and Guidelines is published in 2 parts; Part A - Business and Part B - Technical.  Version 1.0 will be reviewed in 6 months time based upon feedback from agencies who are road testing the standards as they develop and implement their API's. 

PDF Copies of Part A and Part B follow:

API Standard and Guidelines Part A - Business [PDF 1.52MB]

API Standard and Guidelines Part B - Technical [PDF 3.16MB]

HTML web versions of Part A and Part B follow:

API Standard and Guidelines Part A - Business

API Standard and Guidelines Part B - Technical

Page last updated: 19/12/2016