# Partner types
To utilize serviceX, you need to register your service on serviceX Dashboard. Credify supports 2 partner types:
- Service Provider
These types determine which resource in the Credify system is available in every request. You can request to change your role on serviceX Dashboard, and we will review your request to approve.
- Service Provider is to access provide your services across the Credify network.
- Market provides their users with the services provided by Service Provider.
# Authentication / Authorization
Before you use the Credify's SDK and API, you will need to generate a new API key. Each API key has authorization scopes, depending upon your account's role.
In addition to
API Key, you will need your private key in the SDK/API, which you can find in serviceX Dashboard.