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JSON Date Format Explained
JSON Date Format Explained

We use ISO-8601 YYYY-MM-DD date format

Updated over a week ago

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Regardless of the date format of the Documents you submit, Veryfi will process it and output the date in YYYY-MM-DD format. We use the standard ISO date format for JSON ISO_8601

If the Documents you submit have different date formats MM/DD/YY, DD/MM/YY, YY/MM/DD, D Month, Yr, DD-MM-YY, etc., based on the context of the OCRed text Veryfi will detect the date format of language/region of the Document and then convert it to YYYY-MM-DD.

Please note, that "Overwrite date format " setting API users have in Profile settings will overwrite the date format in web UI only, leaving JSON as per ISO mentioned above.

There are at least 12 date related fields in Veryfi JSON

Please always refer to API Docs for most up-to-date information about fields and parameters.

List of date fields and type:

  • "created_date": "2022-05-06 14:35:02"-> date-time

  • line_item_date": "2022-05-06"-> date

  • line_item_end_date": "2022-05-06"-> date

  • line_item_"start_date": "2022-05-06",-> date

  • "updated_date": "2022-05-06 14:35:02"-> date-time

  • "date": "2022-05-06 14:35:02"-> date-time

  • delivery_date": "2022-05-06 14:35:02"-> date-time

  • "due_date": "2022-05-06"-> date

  • "order_date":"1970-01-01"-> date

  • "service_start_date":"1970-01-01"-> date

  • "service_end_date":"1970-01-01"-> date

  • "ship_date": "2022-05-06"-> date

🐶 The extracted values for date field follow the ISO standard and not being converted to any particular timezone nor Veryfi returns a timezone in a separate field.

Read more about how to How to get timezone for date field

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