Last update 6/09/2019

2. Submit a new payment

To submit a new transaction, click on the “New Transaction” link via "Operations" in your Ingenico ePayments account menu. A voucher will be displayed in which you can enter the payment details.

The default voucher shown will be the one for credit card transactions. You can also submit transactions for “Direct Debits”. If you have activated “Direct Debits” as a payment method in your account, you will see a link above the credit card voucher that will take you to the page where you can enter “Direct Debits” transactions.

To submit a new transaction, you will need to have an “Encoder” user profile at the very least (go to User Manager).

2.1 Credit cards

There are several fields to complete. The fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory fields.

The Beneficiary on the voucher is the Commercial company name you have entered in the administrative details of your account. If you haven’t entered a Commercial company name, we will display the (legal) Company name.

Field Description
Cardholder's name The cardholder's/customer's name
Card number* The expiry date embossed on the card
CVC* The Card Verification Code (or Card Verification Value) is an authentication procedure established by credit card companies to prevent fraudulent credit card use. The verification code can be a 3 or 4-digit code found on the front or the back of the card, an issue number, a start date or a date of birth. For more information, click the “What is this?” link.
Origin of the Transaction (ECI)

If necessary (e.g. at your acquirer’s request), you can replace the ECI (Electronic Commerce Indicator) value with a transaction to indicate its origin. We will send this value to your acquirer.

A drop-down list contains the possible ECI values that can be entered into your voucher. The possible values are:

  • 1 Manually typed: Mail Order/Telephone Order (MOTO) (card not present)
  • 2 Recurring payments, originating from MOTO
  • 3 Instalment payments
  • 4 Manually typed, card present
  • 7 E-commerce with SSL encryption
  • 9 Recurring after first e-commerce transaction

You can also configure a default ECI value in the "Global transaction parameters" tab on the Technical information page, in the "Default ECI value" section. The default value will be initialised in the voucher when you perform a new transaction.

Exception: when the default value you chose is "7 - E-commerce with SSL encryption", we will initialise "1 - Mail Order/Telephone Order (MOTO)" in the voucher.

It is possible to change the (default) initialised value in the voucher.

Description This field allows you to enter a description of the order for your own internal use. This description is neither transmitted to the acquirer nor to the customer. It can be found on the Order Detail page.
Order reference

You may enter a reference for your order. It will be transmitted to the acquirer. The maximum length for this order reference depends on the acquirer. You may request the acquirer to include his order reference in the transactions reports (if it is not longer than the maximum length set by the acquirer). Generally it doesn't appear on the customer's pay slip.

Check on unique order reference

By default, you are free to use the same order reference multiple times, without warning.

However, if you want to work with unique order references for your transactions, and you'd like our system to monitor this for you, we can enable a dedicated option in your account.

Please contact our Customer Care department if you want this option activated for your account. 

Currency This is the currency defined for the settlement account. If you have chosen several currencies, a drop-down box will appear.
Total Transaction amount
Optional
Operation code The payment procedure you have configured in Technical Information > Global transaction parameters > Default operation code will define your default transaction operation. If you select a different operation code here, this will overwrite the default value.

Possible values for new orders:
  • VEN-Data capture (payment): request for direct sale (payment)
  • RES-Authorisation: request for authorisation
  • PAU-Pre-authorisation: request for pre-authorisation
       In agreement with your acquirer you can use this operation code to temporarily reserve funds on a customer's card. This is a common practice in the travel and rental industry.
       Pre-authorisation can currently only be used on MasterCard transactions and is supported by selected acquirers. This operation code cannot be set as the default in your Ingenico ePayments account.
       Should you try to pre-authorise transactions via acquirers or with card brands that don't support pre-authorisation, these transactions will not be blocked but processed as normal authorisations.

This field is not available by default. Please contact our Customer Care department .

Additional customer information:

Field Description
First name Customer's first name
Name Customer's surname
Address Line 1 Customer address (not to be confused with delivery address, see below)
Address Line 2
Address Line 3
Postcode
City
County
Country
Email address Customer's email address
Language Customer's language
Phone number Customer's telephone number

Additional Delivery information (Note: ticking the box "Copy the billing address into the shipping address" will automatically fill in the following fields):

Field Description
First name First name of the delivery contact person
Name Surname of the delivery contact person
Address Line 1 Delivery address
Address Line 2
Address Line 3
Postcode
City
County
Country
Email address Email address of the delivery contact person
Language Language of the delivery contact person
Phone number Telephone number of the delivery contact person

(If you are using one of our advanced fraud detection solutions, this data will be taken into account and as such improve your fraud prevention possibilities)

Field Description
Client email

The customer’s email address if you would like our system to send an automatic email (standard email whose contents cannot be changed) to your customer notifying him that the transaction has been registered. This field will only be displayed if you have activated the option in the "Transaction e-mails" tab, on the Technical information page, in the "E-mails to the customer" section.

You can select the language of your customer in the drop down box next to the field.

Once you’ve completed the necessary payment details, you can send your transaction by clicking the “Submit” button.

Credit card information is very sensitive information. Do not store credit card details unless you are sure you comply with the PCI (Payment Card Industry) rules.

2.2 Direct Debits

There are several fields that need to be completed. The fields marked with an asterisk (*) are mandatory fields.

We will only list the fields that differ from those of the credit card voucher:

Field Description
Bank Account
The customer’s bank account number. BLZ (Bankleitzahl).
Account owner
Account holder’s name.
Address / ZIP (Post code) / City Account holder address details.
Client email
This field will only be displayed if you have activated the option in the "Transaction e-mails" tab, "E-mails to the customer" section of the Technical information page.
Field
Value
Bank Account

The customer’s bank account number. For DDDE: BLZ (Bankleitzahl).

ING / Others For DDNL: Fields indicating whether the customer’s bank account number is an ING number or if it is an account number at another bank.
Account owner
Account holder’s name.
Address / ZIP (Post code) / City
Account holder address details.
Client email

For DDNL, DDDE: This field will only be displayed if you have activated the option in the "Transaction e-mails" tab on the Technical information page, in the "E-mails to the customer" section.

For DDNL: The e-mail address you enter can also be used to send an e-mail containing the fax form you would like your customer to return. You can activate this option in the Direct Debits configuration page under “Send a confirmation e-mail to the buyer”.
Field
Value
Bank Account

The customer’s bank account number.

POSTBANK / Others Fields indicating whether the customer’s bank account number is a Postbank number or if it is an account number at another bank.
Account owner
Account holder’s name.
Address / ZIP (Post code) / City
Account holder address details.
Client email

This field will only be displayed if you have activated the option in the "Transaction e-mails" tab on the Technical information page, in the "E-mails to the customer" section.

The e-mail address you enter can also be used to send an e-mail containing the fax form you would like your customer to return. You can activate this option in the Direct Debits configuration page under “Send a confirmation e-mail to the buyer”.
Field
Value
Bank Account

The customer’s bank account number. For DDDE: BLZ (Bankleitzahl).

POSTBANK / Others For DDNL: Fields indicating whether the customer’s bank account number is a Postbank number or if it is an account number at another bank.
Account owner
Account holder’s name.
Address / ZIP (Post code) / City
Account holder address details.
Client email

For DDNL, DDDE: This field will only be displayed if you have activated the option in the "Transaction e-mails" tab on the Technical information page, in the "E-mails to the customer" section.

For DDNL: The e-mail address you enter can also be used to send an e-mail containing the fax form you would like your customer to return. You can activate this option in the Direct Debits configuration page under “Send a confirmation e-mail to the buyer”.

Field
Value
Bank Account

The customer’s bank account number. For DDDE and DDAT: BLZ (Bankleitzahl).

POSTBANK / Others For DDNL: Fields indicating whether the customer’s bank account number is a Postbank number or if it is an account number at another bank.
Account owner
Account holder’s name.
Address / ZIP (Post code) / City
Account holder address details.
Client email

For DDNL, DDDE and DDAT: This field will only be displayed if you have activated the option in the "Transaction e-mails" tab on the Technical information page, in the "E-mails to the customer" section.

For DDNL: The e-mail address you enter can also be used to send an e-mail containing the fax form you would like your customer to return. You can activate this option in the Direct Debits configuration page under “Send a confirmation e-mail to the buyer”.

As a leading global digital payment service provider, Ingenico Payment Services provides a seamless response to the complexity of payments, whatever the channel: online, mobile and point-of-sale. Offering innovative e-commerce, multi-channel, financial, and marketing solutions, it helps merchants to manage, collect and secure their payments, prevent fraud and increase their revenues through higher conversions. Ingenico Payment Services is part of the Ingenico Group, the global leader in seamless payment.

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