PayPal Merchant API Release Notes - Version 201.0

Version 201 of the Merchant API 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 known issues, go to the PayPal Notifications page and enter the product or API of interest, such as Express Checkout, in the search box.

New features

No new features were added in this release.

Error and warning codes

The following new errors were added or updated in this release:

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

Changed functionality

No API functionality changes in this release.