Supported payment methods

For most payment methods the recurring payment is processed using the same payment method as the initial payment. There are a few exceptions that are outlined below.

It must be notified to your shoppers that their details are to be used for recurring payments. We recommend adding verbiage to your website advising shoppers of this.

Card

All credit and debit cards support recurring with the exception of maestro and, Bancontact-MisterCash. These cards cannot be used for recurring payments.

directEbanking

directEbanking is a payment method that requires some form of shopper interaction, which is not possible for recurring payments. As such, the initial payment is completed via directEbanking and the recurring payments are processed as SEPA Direct Debit.

directEbanking, and SEPA Direct Debit must be enabled for your Merchant Account for processing recurring payments. If you do not want to display SEPA Direct Debit on your HPP, you will need to deactivate them in your skin.

In order to correctly process SEPA Direct Debit recurring payments, the recurring request must include the selectedBrand element with a value of sepadirectdebit.

giroPay

Recurring is only supported when the shopper has used a German bank account.

giropay is a payment method that requires some form of shopper interaction, which is not possible for recurring payments. As such, the initial payment is completed via giropay and the recurring payments are processed as SEPA Direct Debit.

giropay, and SEPA Direct Debit must be enabled for your Merchant Account for processing recurring payments. If you do not want to display SEPA Direct Debit on your HPP, you will need to deactivate it in your skin.

In order to correctly process SEPA Direct Debit recurring payments, the recurring request must include the selectedBrand element with a value of sepadirectdebit.

iDEAL

Recurring via iDEAL is not enabled by default. Please contact the Adyen Support Team (support@adyen.com) if you would like to have this enabled.

iDEAL is a payment method that requires some form of shopper interaction, which is not possible for recurring payments. As such, the initial payment is completed via iDEAL and the recurring payments are processed as SEPA Direct Debit.

Both iDEAL and SEPA Direct Debit must be enabled for your Merchant Account for processing recurring payments. If you do not want to display SEPA Direct Debit on your HPP, you will need to deactivate it in your skin.

In order to correctly process SEPA Direct Debit recurring payments, the recurring request must include the selectedBrand element with a value of sepadirectdebit.

PayPal

The recurring functionality has to be approved by PayPal and they need to add the merchantInitiatedBilling permission to your PayPal account.

PayPal places a limit on the transaction amount of subsequent payments.

SEPA Direct Debit

In order to be correctly processed, the recurring payment request must include the selectedBrand element with a value of sepadirectdebit.