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Previous requirements to integrate

Glossary

We know some concepts may be new for you. Before starting, here’s a cheatsheet.

Term Description
Credentials Your credentials are the keys we give you so you can set up your integrations. To find them, go to your credentials and select the productive ones on Customized checkout.
ACCESS_TOKEN The private app key to generate payments. You’ll find it on credentials section. You must use it to identify yourself in your integrations. Always use the Production Mode credentials.
COLLECTOR_ID Buyer’s user ID in Mercado Pago, consist on the last 9 digits on the access_token, the numbers after the dash. Also known as the USER_ID.
SPONSOR_ID Supplier’s ID on the integrated system with Mercado Pago. Consist on the last 9 digits of the access_token, after the dash mark. sponsor_ID must be different than COLLECTOR_ID.
Store A physical shop in which your clients can get products and services. You can have multiple stores on one account.
Point of sale (POS) A place to perform a transaction on a store or physical shop. Each POS will be linked with a unique QR code.
Order A purchase made by your client. Contains a list of product with an associated cost.

Previous requirements

To continue, you must:

1. Access to Mercado Pago or Mercado Libre account

To start the integration, you must have a Mercado Pago or Mercado Libre account. If you don’t have an account yet, you can create one here.

Note

If you were to operate in behalf of others, you can work with their credentials safer and easier through Marketplace.

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