Account management - Notification fields

Account settings notification messages organize information in a number of fields. In this way, it is easier to get a quick overview of what was changed, where and when.

Name Type Returned by default Description
pspReference String (tick)
Adyen's 16-character unique reference associated with the transaction/the request. This value is globally unique; quote it when communicating with us about this request.
entityKey String (tick)

Defines the entity that was changed. For example, it can be at company, merchant or user level.


  • Company.companyCode,
  • MerchantAccount.merchantCode or
  • username@accountKey
executingUserKey String (tick)

Identifies the author of the change.


  • username@accountKey

If a change is implemented by Adyen, the executingUserKey value is internal.

executingDate String (tick)

Returns the date and time when the change was applied.



String (tick) Returns the account field the change was applied to.
It can take one of the following values:
  • accountStatus
  • blockPayout
  • merchantName
  • settlementCurrency
  • merchantCategoryCode
oldValue String (error) Returns the original value, before it was changed.
newValue String (tick) Returns the new/current value that replaced the old one.