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Learn how to accept KakaoPay payments in Korea.

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Learn more about KakaoPay on Kakao's website.

KakaoPay is one of the most popular e-wallets in Korea. Users sign up for KakaoPay by registering with their national ID or bank account number. After they register, they can start funding their KakaoPay account by transferring funds from their bank account.

How to pay with KakaoPay

Shoppers can make a one-time purchase or sign up for a recurring transaction with KakaoPay:

After shoppers select KakaoPay on your website or mobile app:

  1. Shoppers are redirected to a website where they are prompted to scan a QR code using the KakaoPay app.

    The instructions on this website are presented in English.

  2. Shoppers confirm the payment using biometric verification or their 6-digit PIN.
  3. Shoppers are redirected back to your website or mobile app.
  4. Shoppers get a KakaoPay notification informing them of their purchase.

When a shopper is redirected to KakaoPay, the redirect page is valid for 30 minutes by default. After 30 minutes, the page will timeout. If you want to change the link expiry, contact our Support Team.

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