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Get User Info

Use this API to get the user information related to a given access_token.

Note that the user info return by this call is determined by the scopes that were used to generate the access_token

Resource URL


Header Parameter




Set to Bearer <access_token>.

The access_token is returned when you create a new session via Authorization Code or Password Grant

Resource Parameter




Set to the subdomain of your OneLogin instance.

e.g. oidc-sample where the instance is

Sample Response

The openid profile & email scopes were supplied in initial authorization

    "sub": "32916209",
    "email": "",
    "preferred_username": "peggy.sue",
    "name": "Peggy Sue",
    "updated_at": 1590019767000,
    "given_name": "Peggy",
    "family_name": "Sue",
    "groups": [
      "Admin Role",
      "User Role",
      "Custom Roll"

No scopes were supplied in initial authorization


Authorization header is missing

    "error": "invalid_request",
    "error_description": "no bearer token provided"

Authorization header value needs to be “Bearer access_token

    "error": "invalid_request",
    "error_description": "invalid authorization header value format"
    "error": "invalid_token",
    "error_description": "invalid token provided"

Response Elements

sub The OneLogin ID for the user that started the session
email The email address of the user
preferred_username The username for the user. Not always an email address.
name The full name of the user
updated_at The unix epoch timestamp when the users profile was last updated.
given_name The first name of the user
family_name The last name of the user
groups If the groups scope was supplied during authentication and the Groups parameter has been mapped on your OpenId Connect app in OneLogin then the groups claim will be returned.

Sample Code


Replace sample values indicated by < > with your actual values.

curl -XGET "https://<subdomain>" \
-H "Authorization: Bearer <access_token>"

Postman Collection

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