Create a merchant account

post /merchants

Creates a merchant account for the company account specified in the request.

Use this endpoint if your integration requires it, such as Adyen for Platforms Manage. Your Adyen contact will set up your access.

To make this request, your API credential must have the following roles:

  • Management API—Accounts read and write

Endpoint destination URL

https://management-test.adyen.com/v1/merchants
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Request parameters

businessLineId string

The unique identifier of the business line. Required for an Adyen for Platforms Manage integration.

companyId string Required

The unique identifier of the company account.

description string
Max length: 300

Your description for the merchant account, maximum 300 characters.

legalEntityId string

The unique identifier of the legal entity. Required for an Adyen for Platforms Manage integration.

pricingPlan string

Sets the pricing plan for the merchant account. Required for an Adyen for Platforms Manage integration. Your Adyen contact will provide the values that you can use.

reference string

Your reference for the merchant account. To make this reference the unique identifier of the merchant account, your Adyen contact can set up a template on your company account. The template can have 6 to 255 characters with upper- and lower-case letters, underscores, and numbers. When your company account has a template, then the reference is required and must be unique within the company account.

Response parameters

After submitting a call, you receive a response message to inform you that your request was received and processed.

Depending on the HTTP status code of the response message, it is helpful to build some logic to handle any errors that a request or the system may return.

HTTP Responses

  • 200 - OK

    The request has succeeded.

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  • 204 - No Content

    The request has been successfully processed, but there is no additional content.

  • 400 - Bad Request

    A problem reading or understanding the request.

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  • 401 - Unauthorized

    Authentication required.

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  • 403 - Forbidden

    Insufficient permissions to process the request.

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  • 422 - Unprocessable Entity

    A request validation error.

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  • 500 - Internal Server Error

    The server could not process the request.

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