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Retrieve a saved CV, cover letter or document

Retrieves the metadata and content of a specific CV, cover letter or document.

HTTP Method: GET
Requires Authentication? Yes
Permission Required: MyTradeMeRead: Read your membership & listing data.
Supported Formats: XML, JSON
Rate Limited? Yes

URL parameters

savedDocumentId Integer (required)

The unique ID of the document.

file_format Enumeration (required) The format of the response.
xml Serialize responses into XML.
json Serialize responses into JSON.

Query String parameters

exclude_file_content Boolean (optional)

If true, does not return the file content in the response (the base64 encoded file). Defaults to false.



Information about a single CV, cover letter or other type of document.

SavedDocumentId Integer

The unique identifier of the document. Not required when uploading a document.

FileName String or null

The file name of the document. When uploading a new document, this can be the full path or just the file name, with or without a file extension.

DocumentType Enumeration

The type of document.

Cv 0

A CV document

CoverLetter 1

A cover letter

Other 2

Other documents

All 4

All saved documents

SavedDocumentData String or null

The actual document data (base64 encoded).

UploadDate DateTime

The date the document was uploaded

Example XML Response (switch to JSON)

<SavedDocument xmlns="">

Example JSON Response (switch to XML)

  "SavedDocumentId": 123,
  "FileName": "ABC",
  "DocumentType": 0,
  "SavedDocumentData": "ABC",
  "UploadDate": "\/Date(1514764800)\/"