UPS Mail Innovation Developer Guide & API Credentials

This developer guide shows how to get access UPS Mail Innovation (UPS MI) shipping API via Postmen, and UPS web services / XML services. See also the list of required API credentials / keys for UPS MI integration.

Get UPS Mail Innovation Developer Credentials

  1. Register / Login to "My UPS" account. Connect an existing UPS shipper account under   My UPS > Account Summery Click "Add an Existing UPS Account" to  If you do not have a shipper account, please contact UPS local sales team. You should see your connected UPS shipper account 
  2. Click "Request an access key" at  UPS Developer Kit site, make sure you login to your UPS account.
  3. Verify or update your contact information, then click Request Access Key

  4. Copy your Access Key from the confirmation screen that displays. The key will also be sent to your UPS account email. You can use the same Production credentials for the Test (Sandbox) environment. 
  5. Check with your UPS Mail Innovation sales support - and setup your Cost Center for billing.

Required UPS Mail Innovation API credentials

Credentials Environment Description
access_key Sandbox / Production UPS API Developer Kit Access Key
user_identifier Sandbox / Production User ID to login your My UPS account
password Sandbox / Production Password to login your My UPS account
account_number Sandbox / Production Your UPS shipper account number
cost_center Sandbox / Production Your UPS Mail Innovation Cost Center
usps_endorsement Sandbox / Production Choose how USPS handles shipments if delivery is not successful - values are:
return_service_requested
forwarding_service_requested
address_service_requested
change_service_requested
no_service_selected

UPS Mail Innovation Developer Resources

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