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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.

The eBay Traditional APIs provide programmatic access to eBay marketplace data. It enables third parties to build custom applications, tools, and services that leverage the eBay marketplaces in new ways. eBay traditional APIs enable developers to create applications that perform many of the same operations that you can perform on the eBay site, eBay mobile application, or other eBay tools.

Searching APIs

Search eBay; build search and browse experiences.

Shopping/Buying APIs

Retrieve public items and user data to create shopping and marketing applications.

Selling APIs

List and manage inventory, fulfill orders, communicate with customers, and more.

After Sale APIs

Manage cancellations, returns, and disputes. Provide buyer and seller communications.