Change the authorised amount

post /adjustAuthorisation

Allows you to increase or decrease the authorised amount after the initial authorisation has taken place. This functionality enables for example tipping, improving the chances your authorisation will be valid, or charging the shopper when they have already left the merchant premises.

This endpoint is part of our classic API integration. If you have a newer integration, and are doing:

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Request parameters

additionalData object

This field contains additional data, which may be required for a particular modification request.

The additionalData object consists of entries, each of which includes the key and value.

merchantAccount string Required

The merchant account that is used to process the payment.

modificationAmount object Required

The amount that needs to be adjusted. The currency must match the currency used in authorisation, the value must be smaller than or equal to the authorised amount.

mpiData object

Authentication data produced by an MPI (Mastercard SecureCode, Visa Secure, or Cartes Bancaires).

originalMerchantReference string

The original merchant reference to cancel.

originalReference string Required

The original pspReference of the payment to modify. This reference is returned in:

  • authorisation response
  • authorisation notification
platformChargebackLogic object

Defines how to book chargebacks when using Adyen for Platforms.

reference string

Your reference for the payment modification. This reference is visible in Customer Area and in reports. Maximum length: 80 characters.

splits array [object]

An array of objects specifying how the amount should be split between accounts when using Adyen for Platforms. For details, refer to Providing split information.

tenderReference string

The transaction reference provided by the PED. For point-of-sale integrations only.

uniqueTerminalId string

Unique terminal ID for the PED that originally processed the request. For point-of-sale integrations only.

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

  • 200 - OK

    The request has succeeded.

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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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