Is there an API for retrieving the current balance of my PayPal account?
Yes, this API is called the GetBalance API. You can find details on this call and its parameters here:
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What is the Payouts API and how do I enable it on my account?Note: The MassPay API is Deprecated as of September 1, 2017. For new integrations, see the Payouts Overview. The Payouts API is a fast, convenient way to send commissions, rebates, rewards, and general disbursements. Use the Payouts API to make PayPal payments to multiple PayPal accounts in a Why is my PayPal account balance negative?If your account balance is negative, we recommend you check the History of your PayPal account to find out why. When you have a negative balance and you receive a payment, the money will be applied toward the negative balance, regardless of the payment receiving preferences in your account. How do I access the SFTP server and retrieve my reports?This page provides examples for retrieving SFTP report files using WinSCP and a Linux command line. WinSCP is a free SFTP client for Windows. PayPal doesn't endorse or recommend WinSCP; it's just one of the more popular SFTP clients for Windows and is used for this example. SFTP Why does it take so long for my recipient's account balance to reflect my eCheck payment?It can take several business days for your eCheck transfer to complete and the recipient can use the funds from your payment. Here are estimates based on which country your bank account is from. U.S. - up to 4 business days Canada - up to 8 business How do I access the Sandbox account associated with my REST API test credentials?Here's how: Log in to your PayPal Developer account. Click Dashboard. Click Accounts under Sandbox. Click the email address of the business account you specified in your application. Click Profile. Click Profile on the Account details page. Note: The default password is "11111111." However, you can click Change How do I update my API integration for Pro Hosted to account for the updated return URL?If you've hard-coded the Pro Hosted Solution URL in your code instead of always reading the URL from the API response, you should be aware that PayPal has updated the return URL in the API response to also support the mobile template. To correct your integration, use the following instructions. There are two Why can’t I use my balance?If you added money to your PayPal balance from a credit card, you can only use the money for micropayments or other website purchases made with your PayPal account. You can't use the money added to your PayPal balance from your credit card to: Transfer it to your Are REST APIs available for Payflow accounts?No, the REST APIs are currently available only to PayPal accounts. See Also: How do I create REST API credentials?Why did I get an exception error when retrieving user certificates with PayPal's Microsoft SDKs?Issue While working with the Microsoft SDKs from PayPal, you got the following error: "com.paypal.sdk.exceptions.FatalException: Unable to retrieve certificate from user or system keystores for: XXXXX." Cause The SDK throws an exception when the Certificate for your API account hasn't been registered properly on your system through the Why did I get the error "Sorry, but you cannot view your existing API Signature while your account is unconfirmed" when accessing my API credentials?Issue An error message reported that your existing API Signature isn't viewable. Cause Your PayPal email address isn't appropriately marked as confirmed in our system. Solution If you try to confirm the email address and you're told that it's already confirmed, try adding a second email address and How do I read my PayPal Balance?Your PayPal balance shows how much money you have available in your account, in your primary currency. It does not reflect pending payments, recurring payments or orders that have not been completed. Click PayPal balance to see a detailed breakdown of different currencies and any pending or held How do I whitelist my server’s IP address so it can access PayPal APIs?PayPal doesn't require merchants to whitelist specific IP addresses to access PayPal Classic or REST APIs. However, PayPal does offer optional IP address whitelisting features for Payflow Pro and PayPal Manager. Whitelist access to Payflow Pro To increase security, you can specify up to 16 different IP addresses Why is it important to renew my API Certificate?API Certificates are used to authenticate you to PayPal APIs. If your Certificate expires, PayPal can't authenticate you as a valid API user. As a result, you won't be able to process any transactions via the APIs. If your Certificate has expired, you can renew or change your How do I find my Sandbox API credentials?When you create a test business account in PayPal's Sandbox, an API Signature is generated for that account automatically. Here's how to find it: Log in to your PayPal Developer account. Click Dashboard. Click Accounts under Sandbox. Click the email address of the business account whose credentials you're What should I do if my balance is negative?When your account balance is negative, we suggest that you review your recent activity to find out why. If your account balance is negative because of insufficient funds, please add funds to your account as soon as possible. If you suspect unauthorized activity on your account, please How do I send a payment using my PayPal balance?With PayPal, you can send money to almost anyone with an email address. Here’s how: Click Send & Request at the top of the page. Click Pay for goods or services or Send money to friends or family. Enter their email address and the amount and click Next. Choose your payment What is Instant Update API and how can it help my business?PayPal Instant Update API is a feature of Express Checkout that lets customers view shipping options, insurance choices, and tax totals at the beginning of the checkout process. Studies show that buyers are more likely to complete checkout when more transaction details appear sooner and when there are Given an email or phone number, how do I check the status of a PayPal account using the PHP API?Important: Adaptive Payments is now a limited release product. It is restricted to select partners for approved use cases and should not be used for new integrations without guidance from PayPal. You can use the GetVerifiedStatus API to retrieve the status of a PayPal account. You’ll need to How do I select a currency for my primary balance? Here’s how to select a currency for your primary balance: Click Details next to your balance. Click Manage currencies. Select the currency you want and click Make Primary. Your primary balance is your default currency. Your default currency is used to send and request payments.
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