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  • Important: Due to EU & UK Payments regulatory requirements, an additional security verification via Digital Signatures is required for certain API calls that are made by EU/UK sellers. Please refer to Digital Signatures for APIs to learn more on the impacted APIs and the process to create signature to be included in the HTTP payload.

  • OpenAPI Specification - Version 2.0 for all of our RESTful APIs will no longer be available starting April 5, 2023. We will continue leveraging OpenAPI Specification - Version 3.0 for new features in our RESTful APIs.

Note: Not all the account related fields are returned for an authenticated user. The fields returned in the response are controlled by the scopes and are available only to select developers approved by business units.

Retrieves the authenticated user's account profile information. It can be used to let users log into your app or site using eBay, which frees you from needing to store and protect user's PII (Personal Identifiable Information) data.


Method NameHTTP MethodPathSummarySamples
getUserGET/user/Retrieves account information for an eBay user. The type of information returned is dependent on the enabled scopes for the application.View getUser - /user/