GetBalance API Operation (NVP)

The GetBalance API Operation obtains 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. It is one of the following values:

  • 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.