UKG Pro is a powerhouse HCM suite – its true potential lies in how well it integrates with your ecosystem. That’s where the UKG Pro API comes in – your key to unlocking a universe of automation, customization, and seamless data flow that takes workforce management to the next level.

Think of the possibilities:

  • Extend UKG Pro With Custom Applications: Build tailored solutions that fit your unique business requirements, from onboarding automation to real-time talent analytics.
  • Connect With Third-Party Systems: With UKG Pro,  forget data silos! Integrate UKG Pro with CRMs, payroll platforms, or BI tools for a holistic view of your workforce.
  • Streamline Workflows: Automate manual tasks like data entry and reporting, freeing up your HR team for strategic initiatives.

But where do you begin?

This concise yet in-depth guide aims to equip you with the essentials:

Getting Started

  • The UKG Developer Hub: Your one-stop shop for all things API. Here, you’ll find comprehensive documentation, code samples, and tutorials for various services, including Employee New Hire, Time and Attendance, and Payroll.
  • REST API v2: This robust API offers a modern, developer-friendly interface for accessing UKG Pro data. Dive into the docs to explore endpoints, authentication methods, and response formats.
  • UKG Pro Web Services API Guide: For those working with older integrations, this guide details SOAP-based web services for specific functionalities like employee address management.

Diving Deeper

  • Business Rules Import Tool: Automate rule updates and configuration changes through XML transactions.
  • Data Import Service: Streamline bulk data uploads for employees, payrolls, and other objects.
  • Custom Object APIs: Craft tailor-made data structures within UKG Pro to extend its capabilities beyond the out-of-the-box features.


  • Authentication: Secure your access with API keys and user credentials.
  • Versioning: Be mindful of API version compatibility when integrating with your systems.
  • Community: Leverage the UKG Developer Hub forum and communities for support and best practices.

Supercharge Your UKG Pro Experience

While the UKG Pro API empowers developers, harnessing its full potential is possible with AI-driven solutions like CloudApper come in.

CloudApper is an AI-powered platform that seamlessly connects with UKG Pro and with any third-party system. Drag-and-drop functionality, pre-built connectors, and intelligent automation make integration a breeze. Imagine:

  • Effortlessly syncing HR data with custom time clock devices for personalized employee time capture.
  • Automating employee onboarding workflows for a smooth and efficient new hire experience.
  • Building AI-driven insights into your UKG Pro data to uncover talent trends and make data-driven decisions.

Ready to unleash the power of your UKG Pro data? Explore the UKG Pro API documentation, and consider a solution like CloudApper AI to take your integrations to the next level. Remember, a world of possibilities awaits beyond the code – a world where your HCM suite becomes the beating heart of a truly connected and agile workforce.