How do I enable my Sandbox test account for PayPal Payments Pro?

To test PayPal Payments Pro in Sandbox, you need a Sandbox account that has Payments Pro enabled (otherwise, you'll get an error message).

Here's how to enable PayPal Payments Pro on a Sandbox test account:

  1. Log in to your PayPal Developer account.
  2. At the top of the page, click Dashboard.
  3. Click Accounts under Sandbox on the left side of the page.
  4. Click the email address for the account for which you would like to enable Payments Pro.
    Note: Only Business accounts can have Payments Pro enabled.
  5. Click Profile under the email address.
  6. Click Upgrade to Pro.
  7. Click Enable.

For help resolving this issue or others, visit PayPal's Contact Customer Service page.