Merchant API v201.0 release notes

Merchant API v201.0 includes the following PayPal releases:

Code release version Release date Description
201 08/27/2015 See release details.

These release notes include the API operations within the PayPal Express Checkout and Direct Payment API WSDL and associated schemas.


This document includes changes to the following PayPal APIs and products:

  • Express Checkout
  • Direct Payment
  • Recurring Payments
  • Mass Payments
  • Button Manager
  • PayPal Payments Standard
  • Website Payments Pro

Release details

For a current list of PayPal product and API issues, as well as upcoming maintenance events, go to PayPal Status.

Error and warning codes

This release adds these new errors:

API operation Code Description
DoDirectPayment 10216 A confirmed address is required.
DoDirectPayment 10417 The transaction cannot complete with the buyer's payment method.
DoDirectPayment 10431 A confirmed address is required. The item amount is invalid.
DoDirectPayment 10504 The card verification code is invalid.
DoDirectPayment 11610 The payment is pending your review in Fraud Management Filters.
DoDirectPayment 12203 The transaction was rolled back because third-party checkout instant payments cannot be in a pending state.
GetExpressCheckoutDetails 13113 The buyer cannot pay for this transaction.

See API error codes.