Paypal API For eBay Overview

In order to utilize the PayPal API and confirm payment status of eBay orders, the PayPal account needs to be configured in SellerCloud. Once configured, SellerCloud can bring in the PayPal details for eBay orders, handle PayPal refunds, as well as other things. If PayPal settings are not configured for a company, then orders will come in with an Unpaid status. The order may also come in without a Ship-To address.

Please follow the steps below to get the PayPal API information. Each company in SellerCloud can be set to use a different PayPal account, and the setting can be edited at Company Settings > eBay Settings > PayPal Settings.
This integration is for the recommended API Signature method. If your Paypal account is already integrated using API Certificate method, please contact the Technical Support team for assistance.
  1. Log in to
  2. Go to My Profile > My Selling Tools > API Access
  3. Click on NVP/SOAP AOU Integration (Classic)
  4. Select Request API signature and click Agree and Submit to generate a set of Signature credentials. 
  5. See the image below for sample credentials.

  6. Navigate Company Settings > eBay Settings > Paypal Settings and enter credentials in corresponding fields.
Please Note: There is a separate configuration to utilize Paypal as a credit card processor for local orders. However, the same credentials may be used for both.

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