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GetBillingDocuments Service Operation


Gets the specified billing documents.

System_CAPS_ICON_note.jpg Note

This operation will not return billing documents associated with Yahoo!-managed accounts.

Request | Response

GetBillingDocumentsRequest Message

Request Body

The GetBillingDocumentsRequest object defines the elements of the request’s body. The elements must be in the same order as shown in the SOAP Request SOAP.

ElementDescriptionData Type
DocumentIdsA list of identifiers of the billing documents to get. To get a list of identifiers, call the GetBillingDocumentsInfo operation.long array
TypeThe format to use to generate the billing document. For example, you can generate the billing document in PDF or XML format.DataType

Request Headers

Set the required header elements for each service request. New customers are required to sign up for Bing Ads with a Microsoft Account, and to manage those accounts you must use OAuth. Existing users with legacy Bing Ads credentials may continue to specify the UserName and Password header elements. In future versions of the API, Bing Ads will transition exclusively to Microsoft Account authentication. For more information, see Getting Started With the Bing Ads API.

OAuth Authentication

These request headers are required for Managing User Authentication with OAuth.

ElementDescriptionData Type
AuthenticationTokenThe OAuth access token used to manage Bing Ads accounts linked to a Microsoft Account.string
DeveloperTokenThe client application's developer access token.string

Password Authentication

These request headers are required for legacy username and password authentication.

ElementDescriptionData Type
DeveloperTokenThe client application's developer access token.string
PasswordThe Bing Ads user's sign-in password.string
UserNameThe Bing Ads user's sign-in user name. You may not set this element to a Microsoft account or email address.string

Request SOAP

The following example shows the complete request envelope.

<s:Envelope xmlns:i="" xmlns:s="">
  <s:Header xmlns="">
    <Action mustUnderstand="1">GetBillingDocuments</Action>
    <ApplicationToken i:nil="false"></ApplicationToken>
    <AuthenticationToken i:nil="false"></AuthenticationToken>
    <DeveloperToken i:nil="false"></DeveloperToken>
    <Password i:nil="false"></Password>
    <UserName i:nil="false"></UserName>
    <GetBillingDocumentsRequest xmlns="">
      <DocumentIds i:nil="false" xmlns:a1="">

GetBillingDocumentsResponse Message

Response Body

ElementDescriptionData Type
BillingDocumentsThe list of billing documents that were retrieved.BillingDocument array

Response Header

ElementDescriptionData Type
TrackingIdThe identifier of the log entry that contains the details of the API call.string

Response SOAP

The following example shows the complete response envelope.

<s:Envelope xmlns:s="">
  <s:Header xmlns="">
    <TrackingId p4:nil="false" xmlns:p4=""></TrackingId>
    <GetBillingDocumentsResponse xmlns="">
      <BillingDocuments xmlns:e2="" p5:nil="false" xmlns:p5="">
          <e2:Data p5:nil="false"></e2:Data>

Error Codes

If the service operation fails, it throws a FaultException exception, which contains one or more of the Bing Ads API error data objects. For information about the fault detail objects, see Customer Billing Error Data Objects and Handling Service Errors and Exceptions.The following are example error codes that the error objects can include when using this service operation. For all documented error codes, please see Bing Ads Operation Error Codes.

Error Code

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