The Sandbox is a mirror of the PayPal live site and provides a stand-alone environment for testing. From this page, you can create and manage Sandbox logins, see email notifications sent to customers, and log in to the PayPal Sandbox. You should use the Sandbox Manager for testing legacy products like Express Checkout and Adaptive Payments.

Instant Payment Notification (IPN) simulator

Trigger a simulated payment to view payment notifications instantly. Confirm that fields are being parsed correctly and that your handler is working correctly. Learn more about using the IPN Simulator .

You need a PayPal account to log in. See our FAQ.

Non-US developers: please read our FAQ.