Create an API credential

post/merchants/{merchantId}/apiCredentials

Creates an API credential for the company account identified in the path. In the request, you can specify the roles and allowed origins for the new API credential.

The response includes the:

Make sure you store the API key securely in your system. You won't be able to retrieve it later.

If your API key is lost or compromised, you need to generate a new API key.

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

  • Management APIā€”API credentials read and write
Endpoint destination URL
https://management-test.adyen.com/v1/merchants/{merchantId}/apiCredentials
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Path Parameters

merchantIdstringRequired

The unique identifier of the merchant account.

Request Parameters

allowedOriginsarray[string]

The list of allowed origins for the new API credential.

descriptionstring

Description of the API credential.

rolesarray[string]

List of roles for the API credential. Only roles assigned to 'ws@Company.<CompanyName>' can be assigned to other API credentials.

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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