Adaptive Accounts IPN Messages


Important: Adaptive Accounts is no longer available for new integrations. PayPal provides this documentation to support existing integrations.

PayPal sends an IPN message whenever a PayPal account is created using the CreateAccount API operation.

Field Description
notify_version Message's version number
first_name Account holder's first name
last_name Account holder's last name
verify_sign Encrypted string used to validate the authenticity of the transaction
charset Character set
account_key Account key returned by the CreateAccount API operation
confirmation_code Confirmation code
event_type The kind of event:
  • ACCOUNT_CONFIRMED indicates that the account holder has set a password and the account has been created.
  • LOGIN_CONFIRMED indicates that the account holder logged into the account.

Example IPN message in response to CreateAccount request


Example IPN message in response to account holder setting the password


Note: This message indicates that the account setup is complete.

Example IPN message in response to account login