How to get your PayPal Express Checkout API credentials

Disclaimer: Please be aware that you can use your current transaction key if you have one to enter into your Zonos app payment settings. If you choose to create a new transaction key to replace your current one, this will affect your current payment settings. Make sure you update your information accordingly.

  1. Log in to your PayPal developer account. Click the Log into Dashboard button, then enter your username and password.
  2. Go to your Dashboard and select My Apps & Credentials.
  3. Under the Rest API apps section, click the Create App button.

    Create app

  4. For the App Name, name it “Zonos Integration”.
  5. Click Create App.

     App name

  6. Check your Sandbox app settings to make sure everything is correct. If you have any changes, click Save.
  7. Go to the upper-right corner of the page, and switch from Sandbox to the Live tab.
  8. Under Live API Credentials, you will find your client ID and secret key.

    Live API credentials


Make sure to enter your credentials in the Zonos app - click here for the instructions.