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The fields described below are the generic payment fields you specify when making an /authorise3d call to the Adyen payment API.

Field Type Required Description
additionalAmount Amount -x-

A container for the data concerning the additional amount to be authorised. It corresponds to the additional/surcharged part of the amount, and it needs to be in the same currency as amount.

additionalAmount is required only if you want to submit a non-zero value auth BIN or card verification request.

To be accepted by the schemes, the value specified in the additionalAmount field needs to be higher than the currency equivalent of 0.02 USD.

additionalData Object -x-

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

The additionalData object consists of entries, each of which includes the key and value. For more information on possible key-value pairs, refer to the additionalData section.

amount Amount -x-

A container object for the payable amount information for the transaction.

For BIN or card verification requests , its value needs to be 0 (zero).

billingAddress Address -x- The address where to send the invoice.
browserInfo BrowserInfo


A user's browser information.

captureDelayHours Int -x- The delay between the authorisation and scheduled auto-capture, specified in hours.
dateOfBirth String -x-

The shopper's date of birth. Format: ISO-8601; example: YYYY-MM-DD

dccQuote ForexQuote -x- The forex quote as returned in the response of the forex service.
deliveryAddress Address -x- The address where the purchased goods should be delivered to.
deliveryDate Date -x-

The date and time the purchased goods should be delivered.

  • Format: ISO 8601;  YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss.sssTZD
  • Example: 2017-07-17T13:42:40.428+01:00
deviceFingerprint String -x- A string containing a shopper's device fingerprint. For more information, refer to Device fingerprinting .
fraudOffset Int -x-

An integer value that is added to the normal fraud score. The value can be either positive or negative.

installments Installments -x- Contains information on an installment. For more information, refer to Installments .
md String -white_check_mark-

Payment session identifier returned by the card issuer.

mcc String -x-

The merchant category code (MCC) is a four-digit number which relates to a particular market segment. This code reflects the predominant activity that is conducted by the merchant.

The list of MCCs can be found here .

merchantAccount String -white_check_mark-

The merchant account identifier you want to process the (transaction) request with.

This value must correspond to the merchantAccount used in the original /authorise call.

merchantOrderReference String -x-

This reference allows linking multiple transactions to each other.

When providing the merchantOrderReference value, also make sure to specify required additionalData fields: r etry.orderAttemptNumber , retry.chainAttemptNumber , and retry.skipRetry . For more information, refer to .

metadata Object -x-

Metadata consists of entries, each of which includes a key and a value.

Limitations: Error "177", "Metadata size exceeds limit"

key String -x-

Key for the information to be provided. Example: key = 'storeCountry'

Limitations: Error "178", "Metadata key size exceeds limit"

value String -x-

Information value. Example: value = 'US'

Limitations: Maximum length: 80 characters, the value is truncated to 80 characters with '...' appended to it.

orderReference String -x- When you are doing multiple partial (gift card) payments, this is the pspReference of the first payment. We use this to link the multiple payments to each other. As your own reference for linking multiple payments, use the merchantOrderReference instead.
paResponse String -white_check_mark-

Payment authorisation response returned by the card issuer. The paResponse field holds the PaRes value received from the card issuer.

recurring Recurring -x-

The recurring properties of the payment.

Specify this property when you want to enable recurring payments .

reference String -x-

A reference to uniquely identify the payment. This reference is used in all communication with you about the payment status. We recommend using a unique value per payment; however, it is not a requirement. If you need to provide multiple references for a transaction, you can enter them in this field. Separate each reference value with a hyphen character ("-"). This field has a length restriction: you can enter max. 80 characters.

selectedBrand String -x-

Some payment methods require defining a value for this field to specify how to process the transaction.

For the Bancontact payment method, it can be set to:

  • maestro (default), to be processed like a Maestro card, or
  • bcmc , to be processed like a Bancontact card.
selectedRecurringDetailReference String -x- The recurringDetailReference you want to use for this payment.
sessionId String -x- A session identifier used to identify a payment session.
shopperEmail String -x-

The shopper's email address.

We recommend you provide this data, as it is used in velocity fraud checks.

shopperIP String -white_check_mark-

The shopper's IP address.

We recommend you provide this data, as it is used in a number of risk checks. For example: number of payment attempts, location based checks.

shopperInteraction String -x-

Specifies the following information:

  • The sales channel the shopper gives their card details through;
  • Whether the shopper is a returning customer.

By default, for the web service APIAdyen assumes Ecommerce shopper interaction.

This field has the following possible values:

  • Ecommerce - Online transactions where the card holder is present (online). For better authorisation rates, we recommend sending the card security code (CSC) along with the request.
  • ContAuth - Card on file and/or subscription transactions, where the card holder is known to the merchant (returning customer). If the shopper is present (online), you can supply also the CSC to improve authorisation (one-click payment).
  • POS - Point-of-sale transactions where the shopper is physically present to make a payment using a secure payment terminal.
  • Moto - Mail-order and telephone-order transactions where the shopper is in contact with the merchant via email or telephone.
shopperLocale String -x- The combination of a language code and a country code to specify the language to be used in the payment.
shopperName Name -x- A shopper's full name and gender (if specified).
shopperReference String -x-

A shopper's reference for the payment transaction.

We recommend you provide this data.

This field is required for recurring payments.

shopperStatement String -x-

Set this field in your payment request if you want to include a variable shopper statement. You can include placeholders for the references. For example:

  • ${reference} for the merchant reference
  • ${pspReference} for the PSP reference.
  • Not all acquirers support dynamic shopper statements.
  • Maximum allowed character length: 135 characters. For Visa/Mastercard: 25/22 respectively.
  • Allowed characters: a-zA-Z0-9.,-?|
  • Not supported for all payments methods, for further information contact Support Team.
socialSecurityNumber String -x- A shopper's social security number.
telephoneNumber String -x- A shopper's telephone number.