Dub.co API returns machine readable error codes, human readable error messages and a link to the docs for more information.

Here is how an error response looks like:

  "error": {
    "code": "not_found",
    "message": "The requested resource was not found.",
    "doc_url": "https://dub.co/docs/api-reference/errors#not_found"

Error Codes

Here is a list of all error codes Dub.co API returns:


  • Status: 400
  • Problem: The request is malformed, either missing required fields, using wrong datatypes, or being syntactically incorrect.
  • Solution: Check the request and make sure it is properly formatted.


  • Status: 401
  • Problem: The request has not been applied because it lacks valid authentication credentials for the target resource.
  • Solution: Make sure you are using the correct API key or access token.


  • Status: 403
  • Problem: The server understood the request, but is refusing to fulfill it because the client lacks proper permission.
  • Solution: Make sure you have the necessary permissions to access the resource.


  • Status: 404
  • Problem: The server has not found anything matching the request URI.
  • Solution: Check the request and make sure the resource exists.


  • Status: 409
  • Problem: Another resource already uses the same identifier. For example, workspace slug must be unique.
  • Solution: Change the identifier to a unique value.


  • Status: 410
  • Problem: The invite has expired.
  • Solution: Generate a new invite.


  • Status: 422
  • Problem: The server was unable to process the request because it contains invalid data.
  • Solution: Check the request and make sure input data is valid.


  • Status: 429
  • Problem: The request has been rate limited.
  • Solution: Wait for a while and try again.


  • Status: 500
  • Problem: The server encountered an unexpected condition that prevented it from fulfilling the request.
  • Solution: Try again later. If the problem persists, contact support.