Creating an issue error using REST API: "project is required" Edited

I'm trying to create an issue using the REST API. I've looked through several examples and videos and cannot find what I could be doing wrong. I keep recieving a 400 Bad Request error...

I'm running the following method:


This is my code:

"fields": {
"project": {
"key": "TP"
"summary": "TEST API",
"description": "Test Description",
"issuetype": {
"name": "Task"

This is what I recieve back: 

"errorMessages": [],
"errors": {
"project": "project is required"


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Your JSON looks ok, so I suspect that either project TP does not exist or the user you are logging in with does not have permission to create issues in it.

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