PayPal error 10002: "You do not have permissions to make this API call"

If you're getting this error and have verified that your PayPal API permissions are correct, you may need to confirm your email address with PayPal.

Confirming your email address with PayPal

  1. Sign in to your PayPal account.
  2. Under the "My Account" tab, click the Profile link.
  3. Click Email, located in the Account Settings column.
  4. If your email address hasn't been confirmed, it'll be marked as "Unconfirmed." Select this email address, and click Confirm.

A confirmation email will be sent from PayPal to the selected email address. Click the confirmation link contained in this email. You'll be taken to a confirmation page on PayPal's website and prompted to enter your PayPal account password to confirm your email address.

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