How to get Access Token from AliExpress?

When you start to import or synchronize products, import shipping methods, products reviews, etc you will see the following message: ” Session token is not found…

You have to get the token from AliExpress and make sure that your account on the AliExpress portal has the dropshipping type.

In order to do that please read our instructions below.

Getting AliExpress Token

  1. Make sure you have your purchase code in the plugin settingsPurchase code aliexpress api
  2. Log into your account on AliExpress (you should have own account on AliExpress)
  3. Go to Ali2Woo > Account settings and click Get Access TokenClick get access token
  4. You will see a new popup where you need to confirm you want to use the AliExpress API via Ali2Woo. Just click Authorize.Popup aliexpress access token
  5. Now you should see a new token key in the tableSee added access token
  6. Sometimes the popup window can be blocked by your browser. Allow showing the popup in your browser if you will face the issue

Switch your AliExpress account to dropshipping type

  1. You have to login to your AliExpress account
  2. Join to AliExpress dropshipping program here: (just visit that link)
  3. Accept “AliExpress Dropshipping Program User Agreement”
Aliexpress change account to dropshipper type


Sometimes AliExpress can associate your account with Russian locale and you will be redirected to a separate aliexpress Russian portal (

In this case it’s not possible to switch your account to dropshipping type.

If you face with this problem, just register new account on AlIExpress using VPN and then switch it to dropshipping type as we described in this article earlier.

This entry has 2 replies

  1. charles says:

    While creating token i found this error
    Fatal error: Uncaught Requests_Exception: cURL error 28: Connection timed out after 10000 milliseconds in ….

    • Admin says:

      Hello, it should be fixed now.

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