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Mercado Pago SDK for PHP

This library provides developers with a simple set of bindings to the Mercado Pago API.

Supported PHP Versions:

This SDK supports PHP version 5.6 or newer.


Using Composer

1) Download Composer if not already installed.

2) Go to your project directory and run php composer.phar require "mercadopago/dx-php" on the command line.

3) This how your directory structure would look like.

Structure of the Mercado Pago SDK for PHP

4) Thats all, you have Mercado Pago SDK installed.

Quick Start

1) You have to require the library from your Composer vendor folder.


  require __DIR__  . '/vendor/autoload.php';

2) Setup your credentials


MercadoPago\SDK::setAccessToken("ACCESS_TOKEN");      // On Production
MercadoPago\SDK::setAccessToken("TEST_ACCESS_TOKEN"); // On Sandbox

Find all the information about your credentials in our FAQs.

3) Using resource objects.

You can interact with all the resources available in the public API, to this each resource is represented by classes according to the following diagram:

SDK resource structure of Mercado Pago




    require_once 'vendor/autoload.php';


    $payment = new MercadoPago\Payment();

    $payment->transaction_amount = 141;
    $payment->token = "YOUR_CARD_TOKEN";
    $payment->description = "Ergonomic Silk Shirt";
    $payment->installments = 1;
    $payment->payment_method_id = "visa";
    $payment->payer = array(
      "email" => ""


    echo $payment->status;


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