To create a new PayFlow merchant account in NetCommunity, log into the NetCommunity website as a supervisor user, click Administration, Merchant Accounts, and then click New Merchant Account button.
  • Enter a name for your new PayFlow merchant account in the Name field.
  • Choose your processing currency from the Currency drop-down list.
    • Note that the list of available currencies is pre-populated and can't be directly edited.
  • Choose PayFlow as the Gateway Provider from the Drop-down list.
  • In the Gateway ID field, enter the Vendor ID provided by PayPal.
  • In the Password field, enter the password associated with your Vendor ID.
  • Confirm your password in the next field.
  • Choose your AVS and CSC settings in the next two drop-down lists.
  • Check the box next to the credit cards you accept on your site.
    • Choose the Processor for each credit card type from the drop-down list.
    • Contact PayPal for assistance with selecting the appropriate processor.
  • Under Additional Fields, the Partner field is a required field.
    • If you signed up for your PayPal PayFlow account through a reseller, they will have provided you with a Partner ID for use here.
    • If you signed up directly with PayPal, enter PayPal.
    • Note that this field is case sensitive.
  • Also under Additional Fields, the User field is the User ID of the user authorized to process transactions.
    • This field ID is provided by PayPal.
    • This field is case sensitive.
  • Click Save in the upper left corner of the screen.