How do I connect my PayPal store to ShipStation?

To integrate your PayPal orders into ShipStation, first go to PayPal and sign in. Please note that you must have a PayPal Business Account to use this integration. (If you are using the classic version of PayPal, please click here for those instructions.)


Select Profile in the top bar and choose Profile and Settings.



Next, select My Selling Tools



Click Update next to API Access



Now you'll look for Option 1 and select Set up PayPal API credentials and permissions. 




Click the Add New Third Party button. 



Enter the following name into the "Third Party Permission Username" box: info_api1.auctane.net
Then, click Lookup



Check the following options and then press Add

  • Obtain information about a single transaction
  • Search your transactions for items that match specific criteria and display the results




Head to your Account Settings (the gear icon in the upper right).

Next, select Selling Channels and then Store Setup from the sidebar on the left.

Click Connect a Store or Marketplace.

Here, you can search for the PayPal logo and select it.

Here, you'll just need to enter the email address you use for your PayPal account and test the connection. 



If successful, click Next > to continue setting up your store with how your orders are identified, which orders import, your company/product information, etc.

To find out more about the PayPal integration, see this article.



Here are the instructions for the classic version of PayPal's interface:


Select Profile in the top bar and choose Profile and Settings.



Now, click on Request API Credentails.



Now, click here to follow the instructions above.

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