Update an authorised amount


Increases or decreases the authorised payment amount and returns a unique reference for this request. You get the outcome of the request asynchronously, in an AUTHORISATION_ADJUSTMENT webhook.

You can only update authorised amounts that have not yet been captured.

The amount you specify in the request is the updated amount, which is larger or smaller than the initial authorised amount.

For more information, refer to Authorisation adjustment.

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Header Parameters


A unique identifier for the message with a maximum of 64 characters (we recommend a UUID).

Path Parameters


The pspReference of the payment.

Request Parameters


The updated amount. The currency must match the currency used in authorisation.


Information about your application. For more details, see Building Adyen solutions.


The reason for the amount update. Possible values:

  • delayedCharge
  • noShow
  • installment

Price and product information of the refunded items, required for partial refunds.

This field is required for partial refunds with 3x 4x Oney, Affirm, Afterpay, Atome, Clearpay, Klarna, Ratepay, Walley, and Zip.


The merchant account that is used to process the payment.


Your reference for the amount update request. Maximum length: 80 characters.


An array of objects specifying how the amount should be split between accounts when using Adyen for Platforms. For more information, see how to process payments for marketplaces or platforms.

Response parameters

After submitting a call, you receive a response message to inform you that your request was received and processed.

Depending on the HTTP status code of the response message, it is helpful to build some logic to handle any errors that a request or the system may return.

HTTP Responses

  • 201 - Created

    The request has been fulfilled and has resulted in one or more new resources being created.

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  • 400 - Bad Request

    A problem reading or understanding the request.

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  • 401 - Unauthorized

    Authentication required.

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  • 403 - Forbidden

    Insufficient permissions to process the request.

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  • 422 - Unprocessable Entity

    A request validation error.

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  • 500 - Internal Server Error

    The server could not process the request.

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