Partial authorisation

Partial authorisation allows the shopper to pay for their goods with another card, if the balance of their primary card is less than the value of the goods. The tender option  AllowPartialAuthorisation is used to enable partial authorisations on a tender.

  1. Initiate a transaction with CreateTender including AllowPartialAuthorisation as a tender option.
  2. A request for payment is returned from the Adyen payments platform which includes the allowPartialAuthorisation parameter as part of the AdditionalData object.
  3. Confirm the authorisation with the ConfirmAdditionalData response, including the following parameters:

Element
Details
authorisedAmountValue The value available to partially authorise from the card.
authorisedAmountCurrency The currency of the balance being authorised from the card.
requestedAmount The total value of the tendered goods.