*Update as of March 18, 2020
You can apply to use Yahoo! JAPAN Ads API official version.
Please check more details on the announcement.
Yahoo! JAPAN supports a technical program called Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API service in order to support customers' business expansion with their Promotional Ads API tool.
API service users can manage Promotional Ads efficiently or provide new services and solutions to end users via API.
What is the services
Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API service users are able to use the following services.
- Promotional Ads API
Sponsored Search API and YDN API Production are available.
- Official announcements and Notification of version up
Access to the information about product update and API.
- Technical support
Can use the Inquiry page to for any questions or concerns regarding API.
Who can apply
Following companies can apply for the service of Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API.
- Service providers
Companies who are planning to develop a third-party tool such as auto-bid tool.
- Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads official agency
Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads official agencies who are planning to manage their advertisers' accounts via API.
You need to meet conditions to use the license of "Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API".
*The request for using the license of "Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API" is subject to be our review. Your application may be declined if you don't satisfy the criteria.
The followings are the part of our criteria:
- The compatibility for our services
- Your level of effort for SEM business and SEM related technology
- Potential for sales expansion
*When the application is declined, the detailed reason will not be disclosed. Thank you for your understanding.
Steps for participation
Please follow the steps below to apply Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API. Please note that it will take about one month to start using API after applied.
- Fill out the required user information on the following application form and submit to us.
*Reception of new application for using Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API has closed on September 9, 2019.
- Application review process on our end.
*It may take some time to complete the review.
- You will receive the review result.
The result will be sent to your email address registered for Yahoo! JAPAN Business ID which applied to Yahoo! JAPAN Promotional Ads API.
Please confirm the email, which will include a registration form when your application is certified.