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Authorisation for a recurring payment

Mandatory sub-lines

The PaymentDetails , Recurring , ShopperInteraction sub-lines described below are mandatory when submitting a recurring payment authorization request.

PaymentDetails

This sub-line specifies transaction amount and customer details.

Optional fields: if you do not populate one or more non-mandatory fields and leave them blank, you need in any case to insert delimiting commas because the Adyen payments platform expects a preset, fixed number of fields per line/sub-line.
Field # Format Required Description
1 Fixed value: SL -white_check_mark- Record type identifier
2 Numeric -white_check_mark- SL sub-line record number reference within its parent line. The counter starts at 1, and it increments sequentially by one unit.
3 Fixed value: PaymentDetails -white_check_mark- Transaction type.
Defines the required field types for the specific sub-line.
4 Numeric -white_check_mark- Amount.
5 Numeric -white_check_mark- The currency exponent.
6 Alphabetic -white_check_mark- The three-character ISO currency code.
7 Alphanumeric -x- A shopper's reference, which is the unique identifier for a shopper.
Required element for recurring payments and to create recurring contracts.
8 Email address -x- The shopper's email address.
Required element for recurring payments and to create recurring contracts.
9 Alphanumeric -x- Shopper statement.
The soft descriptor for the transaction.
10 IP address -x- The IP address the shopper used to carry out the transaction.
11 Numeric -x- Fraud offset.
The value to be applied to offset the calculated risk score.
It can be either a positive or a negative value.

Recurring

Field # Format Required Description
1 Fixed value: SL -white_check_mark- Record type identifier
2 Numeric -white_check_mark- SL sub-line record number reference within its parent line.The counter starts at 1, and it increments sequentially by one unit.
3 Fixed value: Recurring -white_check_mark- Transaction type.
Defines the required field types for the specific sub-line.
4 Fixed value: RECURRING -white_check_mark- The type of a recurring contract.
5 Allowed values:
  • Adyen's 16-character unique token, or
  • LATEST
-white_check_mark-
  • The 16-digit unique token corresponds to the selectedRecurringDetailReference field value. It targets a specific stored recurring data set.
  • If you specify LATEST, the latest/more recent data set is fetched for usage.

ShopperInteraction

  • This sub-line holds information about payments requests involving shopper interaction.
  • Include a ShopperInteraction sub-line when you are submitting these transaction types:
    • ContAuth
    • Moto
You can add a ShopperInteraction sub-line to any sub-line option that supports a shopper interaction other than Ecommerce:
  • Authorisation
  • Recurring
  • StoreToken
Field # Format Required Description
1 Fixed value: SL -white_check_mark- Record type identifier
2 Numeric -white_check_mark- SL sub-line record number reference within its parent line.
The counter starts at 1, and it increments sequentially by one unit.
3 Fixed value: ShopperInteraction -white_check_mark- Transaction type.
Defines the required field types for the specific sub-line.
4 Allowed values:
  • ContAuth
  • Ecommerce
  • Moto
  • POS
-white_check_mark- The type of shopper interaction transaction to carry out.
Unless you need to perform a MOTO transaction, set this field value to `ContAuth`.
FH,1.0,TEST,Company,TestCompany,Default,2,ws@Company.TestCompany,Authorisation,FileHeaderEchoData
BH,1,BlockHeaderEchoData
L,1,MerchantAccount,TestMerchant,Authorisation,Test Product 6,
SL,1,PaymentDetails,100,2,SEK,Ref123,s.hopper@gmail.com,,,
SL,2,Recurring,RECURRING,LATEST
SL,3,ShopperInteraction,ContAuth
BT,1
FT,1

Optional sub-lines

The and sub-lines described below can be optionally included in the payment request. 

Address

You can use the Address sub-line to include information about the shopper's billing and delivery addresses.
You need to specify billing and deliver addresses on separate Address sub-lines:
  • One Address sub-line containing the billing address information;
  • One Address sub-line containing the delivery address information.
Field # Format Required Description
1 Fixed value: SL -white_check_mark- Record type identifier
2 Numeric -white_check_mark- SL sub-line record number reference within its parent line.
The counter starts at 1, and it increments sequentially by one unit.
3 Fixed value: Address -white_check_mark- Transaction type.
Defines the required field types for the specific sub-line.
4 Allowed values:
  • Billing
  • Delivery
-white_check_mark- The type of address that is being submitted: either a billing or a delivery address.
5 Alphanumeric -white_check_mark- Street address.
6 Alphanumeric -white_check_mark- House number or name.
7 Alphanumeric -white_check_mark- City.
8 Alphanumeric -white_check_mark- ZIP/Post code.
9 Alphanumeric -white_check_mark- State/Province/Region.
10 Alphabetic -white_check_mark- Two-letter country code.
The country value format needs to adhere to the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 standard. An invalid country code results in a transaction/request rejection. You can look up country codes on the ISO website.
FH,1.0,TEST,Company,TestCompany,Default,2,ws@Company.TestCompany,Authorisation,FileHeaderEchoData
BH,1,BlockHeaderEchoData
L,1,MerchantAccount,TestMerchant,Authorisation,Test Product 6,
SL,1,PaymentDetails,100,2,SEK,,,,,
SL,2,Recurring,RECURRING,LATEST
SL,3,ShopperInteraction,ContAuth
SL,4,Address,Billing,South Buena Vista Street,500,Burbank,91521,CA,US
SL,5,Address,Delivery,Some Street,123,Some Town,90102,CA,US
BT,1
FT,1

MerchantOrderReference

Field # Format Required Description
1 Fixed value: SL -white_check_mark- Record type identifier
2 Numeric -white_check_mark- SL sub-line record number reference within its parent line.
The counter starts at 1, and it increments sequentially by one unit.
3 Fixed value: MerchantOrderReference -white_check_mark- Transaction type.
Defines the required field types for the specific sub-line.
4 Alphanumeric -white_check_mark- Value of your order reference. 
FH,1.0,TEST,Company,TestCompany,Default,2,ws@Company.TestCompany,Authorisation,FileHeaderEchoData
BH,1,BlockHeaderEchoData
L,1,MerchantAccount,TestMerchant,Authorisation,Test Product 6,
SL,1,PaymentDetails,100,2,SEK,,,,,
SL,2,Card,4111111111111111,08,2018,737,CardHolderName,,,
SL,3,MerchantOrderReference,XY66AB
BT,1
FT,1