Clerk Frontend API (v1)

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The Clerk REST Frontend API, meant to be accessed from a browser or native environment.

This is a Form Based API and all the data must be sent and formatted according to the application/x-www-form-urlencoded content type.


When the API changes in a way that isn't compatible with older versions, a new version is released. Each version is identified by its release date, e.g. 2021-02-05. For more information, please see Clerk API Versions.

Using the Try It Console

The Try It feature of the docs only works for Development Instances when using the DevBrowser security scheme. To use it, first generate a dev instance token from the /v1/dev_browser endpoint.

Please see for more information.