Notification kinds

The notification kind, returned by calling kind on the notification object, reveals what triggered the webhook. The webhook_notification.kind for Sub-merchant Account webhooks will be one of the following:

  • Braintree::WebhookNotification::Kind::SubMerchantAccountApproved
  • Braintree::WebhookNotification::Kind::SubMerchantAccountDeclined

The following table describes the conditions that trigger each kind of webhook.

Notification Type Description

A sub-merchant has been approved.


A sub-merchant has been declined.


kind enum

The kind of webhook notification.

timestamp date

The UTC time at which the webhook was triggered.


A MerchantAccount object.

See the sub-merchant onboarding guide for additional attributes available on a sub_merchant_account_declined webhook.