This table outlines the differences between the following accounts. These accounts are independent and not interoperable across sites.


Used by

Site where used

Where to get an account

eBay user account

eBay member (buyer or seller)

eBay registration

(for eBay US site)

eBay Developers Program account


eBay Developer Program

eBay Developer Program registration

eBay Sandbox user account

Test user (test buyer or seller)

eBay Sandbox UI

See Create Sandbox test users