GetBalance API Operation (NVP)

Shows the available balance for a PayPal account.

GetBalance Request Message

GetBalance Request Fields

Field

Description

METHOD

(Required) Must be GetBalance.

RETURNALLCURRENCIES

(Optional) Indicates whether to return all currencies. Value is:

  • 0 — Return only the balance for the primary currency holding.

  • 1 — Return the balance for each currency holding.

Note: This field is available since version 51. Prior versions return only the balance for the primary currency holding.

GetBalance Response Message

GetBalance Response Fields

Field

Description

L_AMTn

Available balance and associated currency code for the primary currency holding.

L_CURRENCYCODEn

Currency code, such as USD, associated with the holding.