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  • Important: Due to EU & UK Payments regulatory requirements, an additional security verification via Digital Signatures is required for certain API calls that are made by EU/UK sellers. Please refer to Digital Signatures for APIs to learn more on the impacted APIs and the process to create signature to be included in the HTTP payload.

  • OpenAPI Specification - Version 2.0 for all of our RESTful APIs will no longer be available starting April 5, 2023. We will continue leveraging OpenAPI Specification - Version 3.0 for new features in our RESTful APIs.

In order to align eBay's developer community with eBay policies and ensure violations (and resulting eBay actions) do not occur, developers should become familiar with all relevant eBay policies.

Additionally, ensure you are familiar with and that your application complies with the eBay API License Agreement.

Violations or facilitation of violations of eBay policies may result in a range of actions, including:

  • Listing cancellation
  • Limits on user account privileges
  • User account suspension
  • Forfeit of eBay fees on cancelled listings
  • Suspension of developer's access to the eBay Web Services
  • Termination of developer's eBay Developers Program membership

Please contact Developer Technical Support for questions related to our policies.