Apply API Use

Follow the steps below to apply use of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.

Before you start

Confirm whether you own Yahoo! JAPAN Business ID (Business ID) or not.
*Sign in with your Business ID that has "Admin access" permission to apply to Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.
Learn more details about "Yahoo! JAPAN Business ID" on the following page. (Japanese information)
https://support.yahoo-net.jp/PccBizmanager/s/article/H000011271

You can follow the steps in [A] or [B] below that applies to your situation.

Note:
If you sign in with the Business ID that does not have "Admin access" permission, your screen will change to the one shown below.

NoAdminAccess

[A] When you own Business ID:

You can start applying Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API from the following link.
*You cannot apply if you don't have "Admin access" permission.
Please contact your colleague who has "Admin access" permission of the Business ID and ask his/her help.
  Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API application form

[B]When you don't own Business ID:

[If you are planning to use Yahoo! JAPAN Ads]
1. Access to the following link to apply use of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads, then issue a new Business ID.
  Yahoo! JAPAN Ads application form

2. Sign in by using the issued Business ID with "Admin access" permission, then apply use of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.
  Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API application form
  *You can find your Business ID with "Admin access" permission on the email that you receive after application steps for Yahoo! JAPAN Ads.

YahooAds application email

[If you don't use Yahoo! JAPAN Ads account]
Access to the following link and follow the procedure. Create a new Business ID on the steps, then apply to Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.
  Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API application form

Once your application process complete, you will receive an email that informs you of a new Business ID and API test account ID.

Yahoo Ads API application email

Enter your information required for applying API use

Fill in the following information in the application form.

Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API application

After applied

You will be informed via email of the Business ID entered in the application form when it's ready to start using the new Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.
-The title of the email will be "[Yahoo! JAPAN Ads] API-Registration completed ".
-You can find your test account in the email.

We will confirm the required information on the form to complete the process. It may take time to complete the registration. 
After you confirmed, please proceed to the steps for Add a new application.

Tool Access for Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API

When you want to use API with a Business ID other than the one you applied for Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API, sign in to Yahoo! JAPAN Business Manager with your Business ID that you applied for, go to "Tool Management" menu, then grant the administrator permission or user permission of "Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API Management Console" to the user who owns Business ID in the company.

Yahoo JAPAN Business Manager

Notes:
-If you have been pointed out to violate the guidelines of Yahoo! JAPAN Ads in the past, you will not be able to use Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API.
-If you or someone have already applied for Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API within the same company, the following error will return.

Yahoo Ads API application email

When you apply API use with other Business ID, you need to request cancellation of the Business ID that you currently have a contract with. Learn more details about the cancellation on the FAQ page.