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Note: This method is only available for select partners who have been approved for the eBay Promoted Listings Advanced (PLA) program. For information about how to request access to this program, refer to Promoted Listings Advanced Access Requests in the Promoted Listings Playbook. To determine if a seller qualifies for PLA, use the getAdvertisingEligibility method in Account API.
This method retrieves details on a specific negative keyword.

In the request, specify the negative_keyword_id as a path parameter.


Resource URI


This method is supported in Sandbox environment. To access the endpoint, just replace the root URI with

URI parameters

negative_keyword_idstringThis path parameter specifies the unique identifier for the negative keyword being retrieved.

Use the getNegativeKeywords method to retrieve negative keyword IDs.

Occurrence: Required

HTTP request headers

All requests made to eBay REST operations require you to provide the Authorization HTTP header for authentication authorization.

All other standard RESTful request headers are optional. For more information on standard RESTful request headers, see the HTTP request headers- opens rest request components page table.

OAuth scope

This request requires an access token created with the authorization code grant flow, using one or more scopes from the following list (please check your Application Keys page for a list of OAuth scopes available to your application):

See OAuth access tokens for more information.

Request payload

This call has no payload.

Request fields

This call has no field definitions.


HTTP response headers

This call has no response headers.

Response payload

Response fields

Output container/fieldTypeDescription

An ad group ID that is generated when an ad group is first created and associated with a campaign.

Note: You can call the getAdGroups method to retrieve the ad group IDs for a seller.

Occurrence: Conditional


A unique eBay-assigned ID for a campaign. This ID is generated when a campaign is created.

Occurrence: Conditional


A unique eBay-assigned ID for a negative keyword. This keyword ID will be generated for each successfully created negative keyword.

Occurrence: Always


A field that defines the match type for the negative keyword.

Note: Broad matching of negative keywords is not currently supported.
Valid Values:


Occurrence: Always


A field that defines the status of the negative keyword.

Occurrence: Always


The text for the negative keyword.

Occurrence: Always

HTTP status codes

This call can return one of the following HTTP status codes. For an overview of the status codes, see HTTP status codes in Using eBay RESTful APIs.

404Not Found
500Internal Server error

Error codes

For more on errors, plus the codes of other common errors, see Handling errors.

35001API_MARKETINGAPPLICATIONThere was a problem with an eBay internal system or process. Contact eBay Developer Technical Support for assistance.
35089API_MARKETINGBUSINESSWe are currently testing a premium ads product with a small invite-only group. We will share more information when we are ready to expand.
36340API_MARKETINGREQUESTNo negative keyword found for negative keyword id {negativeKeywordId}.


This call has no warnings.


New to making API calls? Please see Making a Call.

Note: Identifiers, such as order IDs or user IDs, and personal data in these samples might be anonymized or may no longer be active on eBay. If necessary, substitute current, relevant eBay data in your requests.

Sample 1: Retrieve Negative Keyword Details

This example retrieves the details for a negative keyword, based on the negative keyword ID.


The input for this sample is the negative_keyword_id path parameter.



If the call is successful, the details for the specified negative keyword are returned.