How To Get Australia Post Shipping Account and API Credentials?

In this guide, we will see how to get the Australia Post shipping account details and API credentials. 

These applications help you integrate Australia Post with different platforms.

WooCommerce Shipping Services

Shopify Australia Post Shipping Rates & Labels app

Shopify Multi Carrier Shipping Label app

Magento Australia Post Shipping & StarTrack

Login/Register an account at the Developers Centre

Login/Register to Developers Centre with the email & password.

Australia Post development center

Register for Australia Post Shipping API Key

Click on “Register for a keyunder the shipping and tracking section as shown in the image below.

Australia post API keys

On the next screen, click on the “Complete Registration” button to proceed further.

register for a shipping and tracking api key

Enter the Australia Post Shipping Account details

On the next screen, enter details like your name, company name, email address, and phone number. Choose the required service and enter the account number. A general API key will be generated for the selected services. For an Australia Post eParcel account, tick the respective checkbox, enter the account number, and click on “next”.

shipping and tracking api registration

For other account types like StartTrack, select the corresponding checkbox and enter the account details to proceed further.

Choose PluginHive as the Platform partner

As a customer of PluginHive, choose the option “Yes” and select the platform as PluginHive from the dropdown list, as we have partnered with Australia Post. Click on “Next” to proceed.

choose PluginHive from the list

Choose the location where you will be handling your billing

On the next page, you need to select the Australian state where you will be handling your billing. Enter other details if necessary and click on “Send”.

choose the location and confirm

Once your request is sent, Australia Post takes around 24 hours to accept the application. As you have registered with Pluginhive as the platform partner, you will receive an email containing the API key (Ensure that you check the spam folder if you haven’t received the mail).

If you have any other queries regarding the Australia Post account creation, do contact PluginHive support. We will be able to help you with any issues that you face.

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