PCI Testing Page
PayPal PCI Requirements must be met by June 30, 2018
PayPal has created a new endpoint – https://tlstest.paypal.com
– to help you verify that your systems can support the latest security standards. This endpoint supports all of the security standards to which the PayPal endpoints are moving.
A successful connection to https://tlstest.paypal.com
will return an HTTP 200 response with the following text in the body: “PayPal_Connection_OK
On failure: One of the following errors will occur depending on what your system does not support:
- HTTPS – tlstest.paypal.com will return an HTTP 400 response that contains this text: “ERROR! Connection is not HTTPS. Please use https://tlstest.paypal.com”
- HTTP/1.1 – tlstest.paypal.com will return an HTTP 400 response that contains this text: “ERROR! Connection is using HTTP/1.0 protocol. Please use HTTP/1.1”
- TLS 1.2 (SHA-256) – Your code will throw an SSL connection error.
You can read more about the new PCI requirements & PayPals info here: