ManageRecurringPaymentsProfileStatus API Operation (NVP)

The ManageRecurringPaymentsProfileStatus API operation cancels, suspends, or reactivates a recurring payments profile.

ManageRecurringPaymentsProfileStatus Request Message

ManageRecurringPaymentsProfileStatus Request Fields

Field Description

METHOD

(Required) Must be ManageRecurringPaymentsProfileStatus.

PROFILEID

(Required) Recurring payments profile ID returned in the CreateRecurringPaymentsProfile response.

Character length and limitations: 14 single-byte alphanumeric characters. 19 character profile IDs are supported for compatibility with previous versions of the PayPal API.

ACTION

(Required) The action to be performed to the recurring payments profile. Must be one of the following:

  • Cancel – Only profiles in Active or Suspended state can be canceled.

  • Suspend – Only profiles in Active state can be suspended.

  • Reactivate – Only profiles in a suspended state can be reactivated.

NOTE

(Optional) The reason for the change in status. For profiles created using Express Checkout, this message is included in the email notification to the buyer when the status of the profile is successfully changed, and can also be seen by both you and the buyer on the Status History page of the PayPal account.

ManageRecurringPaymentsProfileStatus Response Message

ManageRecurringPaymentsProfileStatus Response Fields

Field Description

PROFILEID

Recurring payments profile ID returned in the CreateRecurringPaymentsProfile response. For each action, an error is returned if the recurring payments profile has a status that is not compatible with the action. Errors are returned in the following cases:

  • Cancel – Profile status is not Active or Suspended.

  • Suspend – Profile status is not Active.

  • Reactivate – Profile status is not Suspended.