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About MCS

MCS is a mark of quality and demonstrates
compliance to industry standards that companies
strive to meet. It highlights to consumers that
companies are able to consistently install or
manufacture to the highest quality every time.

We have been notified of essential maintenance work being carried out by PayPal on Friday 16th August between 07:00 - 09:30. The work will cause intermittent outages and may have an impact on the processing of payments. This will not affect users being able to access the database or creating certificates using credits previously purchased.

Further information about the outages is listed below:

We have been notified of essential maintenance work being carried out by PayPal on Friday 16th August between 07:00 - 09:30. The work will cause intermittent outages and may have an impact on the processing of payments. This will not affect users being able to access the database or creating certificates using credits previously purchased.

Further information about the outages is listed below:

  • One minute outage between 7:00 a.m. BST to 7:30 a.m. BST
  • Five minute outage between 8:15 a.m. BST to 8:20 a.m. BST
  • Four separate one minute outages between 8:30 a.m. BST to 9:15 a.m. BST

During the outages, there may also be an increased number of "10001 – Internal Error" and/or "520002 – Internal Error" responses for API calls. Please reference this blog for specific details of the maintenance and potential impacts.

For real time system updates, please go to www.paypal.com/sitestatus.

We do apologies in advance for any inconvenience caused.