Sandbox: Billing Plan Override is not allowed due to insufficient permission error


Recently, we encountered an issue with subscription payments in our test/sandbox environment. The error message we received was: "Billing Plan Override is not allowed due to insufficient permission." This is concerning, as this functionality was previously working smoothly. We conducted research on this error and came across a related discussion on Stack Overflow, which mentioned changes in the PayPal subscription API regarding plan override.


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FYI, we are using the React library below for our checkout page,


I want to clarify that, at the moment, our subscription payments continue to function correctly in our production environment. However, given the recent issue in our test/sandbox environment, we are reaching out to request guidance that we can proactively address any potential issues in our production environment

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Good day @ganimp84 


Thank you for posting to the PayPal community.


I kindly suggest you create an MTS ticket via -  with the detailed information and error details.




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