Create a store


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

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

  • Management API—Stores read and write
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Request Parameters


The address of the store.


The unique identifiers of the business lines that the store is associated with. If not specified, the business line of the merchant account is used. Required when there are multiple business lines under the merchant account.


Your description of the store.


The unique identifier of the store, used by certain payment methods and tax authorities.

Required for CNPJ in Brazil, in the format 00.000.000/0000-00 separated by dots, slashes, hyphens, or without separators.

Optional for SIRET in France, up to 14 digits.

Optional for Zip in Australia, up to 50 digits.


The unique identifier of the merchant account that the store belongs to.


The phone number of the store, including '+' and country code in the E.164 format. If passed in a different format, we convert and validate the phone number against E.164.


Your reference to recognize the store by. Also known as the store code. Allowed characters: lowercase and uppercase letters without diacritics, numbers 0 through 9, hyphen (-), and underscore (_).

If you do not provide a reference in your POST request, it is populated with the Adyen-generated id.


The store name to be shown on the shopper's bank or credit card statement and on the shopper receipt. Maximum length: 22 characters; can't be all numbers.


Rules for Adyen for Platforms merchants to split the transaction amount and fees.

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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  • 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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