What is changing?
Effective November 30, 2021, Developers whose SP-API public applications use Direct Fulfillment for Vendor Programs must use a new access protocol via the Tokens API and Restricted Data Token (RDT) to make a successful API calls to specified operations.
These operations will require the use of RDT:
Selling Partner API for Direct Fulfillment Orders
Selling Partner API for Direct Fulfillment Shipping
Why is this changing?
Amazon takes protecting Customer data seriously. This change is being made to ensure developers are using the latest technology and features for the benefit of Vendors, Sellers, and Customers.
Which countries are affected?
This affects all countries.
Who is affected?
Developers whose applications are authorized by vendors using the Direct Fulfillment APIs.
What action is required?
If you have an application that is affected by this change, you must update your application to use the new access protocol by November 30, 2021, to avoid service disruption.
For more information
We are providing the following resources to aid your integration:
- Vendor Direct Fulfillment APIs Use Case Guide This guide has been updated to include the new access protocol (RDT).
- Tokens API Use Case Guide - This guide has been updated to include the list of restricted operations that require the use of RDT.
- Tokens API Reference - This is a new reference for the Tokens API and includes the operations for the new access protocol (RDT).
- Tokens API model – This swagger model describes the operations you can use in the Tokens API.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Do I need to use RDT for all operations in the Direct Fulfillment API for Vendors?
No, this change only requires RDT for the listed operations.
How can I get more information and stay up to date on SP-API?
Visit https://developer.amazonservices.com or sign up for email notifications at https://sellercentral.amazon.com/gp/mws/notification.html
Where can I ask questions of other developers already using SP-API?
Visit us on GitHub at https://github.com/amzn/selling-partner-api-docs/issues to view developer community questions about SP-API or post your own.
How can I ask Amazon for help?
Open a support contact with Amazon at https://sellercentral.amazon.com/gp/mws/contactus.html.