API Reference

Our detailed API Reference section provides full information on all endpoints and JSON objects used.

See List of Card Payments API Operations for details. The API operations are summarized in the table below:

Operation Details

Authorizations

Authorize a payment on a card. The amount authorized is reserved on the customer's card so that it cannot be used, but not deducted from the customer's account.
Verifications Verify that a card is valid. An authorization for a zero amount (zero auth) is obtained.

Void Authorization

(Also known as Reverse Authorization)

Void (Reverse) an authorization on a card. Any reserved funds are released on the customer's account.
Settlements Capture an amount that was previously authorized on a customer’s credit or debit card. You can capture all or part of an existing authorization. Funds will be settled to your account with the next Paysafe batch run.
Cancellations Cancels a pending request. Note that this must be done prior to the Paysafe batch run.

Refunds

Refund back to a customer’s credit or debit card an amount that has previously been settled. Refunds can be for a full or partial amount of the original transaction.

Original Credits

Issue credits to cardholders without requiring a previous authorization/settlement. It can be used for payouts to customers.

Standalone Credits

Issue credits to cardholders without requiring a previous authorization/settlement. It can be used for payouts to customers.

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