Importing an API specification

How to use the importer to import your API calls from the Postman Cloud.

You may import an API specification from a publicly accessible URL. To get started, enter your specification's URL:


Click Validate to check we can support your specification:


We will warn you of any potential warnings or errors with the specification. If happy, press Next to continue to the preview:


In the dropdown menus, you can select existing Workflows and API calls to overwrite. If you have previously imported this collection, we try to match the calls with the previously imported calls.
Finally, click next to generate the Workflows and API calls:


The import has completed. Note you may need to set up any environment variables your API calls require. You may also want to check that your API calls have the correct Authentication settings.

Once you've reviewed your calls, you should set up a schedule for your new workflows.