PayPal PLUS - Germany Prerequisites
To process payments by using PayPal PLUS, you must apply and be approved for use. Once approved, create a PayPal sandbox account, an app, and get an access token for use with PayPal's REST services.
Apply for PayPal PLUS
PayPal PLUS requires a vetting process and a fully verified PayPal merchant account. See Apply for PayPal PLUS (PayPal PLUS beantragen) to apply.
Note: Pay upon Invoice might not be available for all merchants.
Create a PayPal app. In response, PayPal generates a set of OAuth credentials.
To generate mock transactions to test your app, complete these steps twice. First, create a business account to represent the merchant in a transaction. Then, create a personal account to represent the customer in a transaction.
From the Developer Portal, click Log into Dashboard and enter your PayPal business account email and password.
Note: If you do not have a business account, click Sign Up.
Under Sandbox, click Accounts. Then, click Create Account.
In the dialog box, enter these required fields:
Field Value Account Type Business (Merchant Account) or Personal (Buyer Account). Email Address A fake or valid email address. If you use a valid address, you receive email notifications when you run test transactions. Password A simple, easy-to-remember password, such as
PayPal Balance A high amount. For example,
You can also enter optional fields.
Click Create Account.
For more information, see Create a sandbox account.