eBay Trading APIVersion 1111

PaymentHoldReasonCodeType ( token )

Enumerated type that contains all possible reasons why the buyer's payment for the order is being held by PayPal instead of being distributed to the seller's account. A seller's funds for an order can be held by PayPal for as little as three days after the buyer receives the order, but the hold can be up to 21 days based on the scenario, and in some cases, the seller's lack of action in helping to expedite the release of funds.

Type that uses PaymentHoldReasonCodeType:

Calls that use one or more values of PaymentHoldReasonCodeType:

Enumeration Values

Value Description
BelowStandardSeller This value indicates that the buyer's payment for the order is being held by PayPal because the seller has been classified as a Below Standard seller.
CasualSeller This value indicates that the buyer's payment for the order is being held by PayPal because the seller is classified as a casual seller on eBay.
CustomCode This value is reserved for internal or future use.
EbpCaseOpen This value indicates that the buyer's payment for the order is being held by PayPal because an eBay Money Back Guarantee case has been filed against the order. If this value is returned, the seller can expedite the release of PayPal funds into their account by resolving the eBay Money Back Guarantee case, as indicated by a value of 'ResolveeBPCase' returned in a PaymentHoldDetails.RequiredSellerActionArray.RequiredSellerAction field.
NewPaypalAccountAdded This value indicates that the buyer's payment for the order is being held by PayPal because the seller's PayPal account (identified in Transaction.PayPalEmailAddress) is new and is not fully set up to receive funds.
NewSeller This value indicates that the buyer's payment for the order is being held by PayPal because the seller is new to selling on eBay. Sellers are considered "new" until they have met all three criteria below:
  • More than 90 days have passed since first successful sale
  • More than 25 domestic sales
  • More than $250.00 in total sales
NotAvailable This value indicates that the reason for the buyer's payment for the order being held by PayPal is not known.
Other This value is returned if the reason for the buyer's payment for the order being held by PayPal cannot be classified by any of the other enumeration values.
ReinstatementAfterSuspension This value indicates that the buyer's payment for the order is being held by PayPal because the seller has recently been reinstated as an active eBay seller after their account went through a suspension/restricted period.

After a seller's account is suspended and then reinstated, that seller is treated as a new seller, and must meet the same requirements that a new seller must meet to get beyong the "New Seller" status.
  * See the Enumeration Index to see exact use of each enumeration value in the API.