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PayPal Void authorization

Last updated: 13-Mar-2024


You can void authorizations for various reasons, including non-availability of some items in cart and partial order cancelled by the payer. You have flexibility to void an authorization and ensure further fund captures are cancelled.

Void, or cancel an authorized payment by ID:

You cannot void an authorized payment that has been fully captured. Voiding an authorization cancels the entire open amount. You can initiate a void if:

  • the authorization is pending
  • the authorized amount was captured at less than 100%

Note: A valid JWT Token is required to make the API call.

Required fields

There are no required fields for the Void Authorization API.

Optional fields

There are no optional fields for the Void Authorization API.


To void an authorization, make a request with an empty body.

POST /transactions/{id}/void


The successful response will be of status code 204, with no content.

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