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Skip risk rules

To skip risks checks for a certain payment request, send the skipRisk parameter set to true in the additionalData section of a payment request. In this case risk rules will still run, but the transaction will not be given a risk score.

This means that the results and effect of risk rules, in terms of velocity, shopper DNA, etc. will still be there, but the transaction will not be blocked. The result will look like no check has triggered and the risk score will be zero, but all the usual effects of running the risk system still apply.

Code example

{  
   "additionalData":{  
      "riskdata.skipRisk":"true"
   },
   "amount":{  
      "value":20000,
      "currency":"EUR"
   },
   "reference":"Your Reference Here",
   "merchantAccount":"TestMerchant"
}
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<soap:Envelope xmlns:soap="http://schemas.xmlsoap.org/soap/envelope/" xmlns:xsd="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema" xmlns:xsi="http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema-instance">
   <soap:Body>
      <ns1:authorise xmlns:ns1="http://payment.services.adyen.com">
         <ns1:paymentRequest>
            <additionalData xmlns="http://payment.services.adyen.com">
               <entry>                  
                  <key xsi:type="xsd:string">skipRisk</key>
                  <value xsi:type="xsd:string">true</value>
               </entry>
            </additionalData>
            <amount xmlns="http://payment.services.adyen.com">
               <currency xmlns="http://common.services.adyen.com">EUR</currency>
               <value xmlns="http://common.services.adyen.com">2000</value>
            </amount>
            <merchantAccount xmlns="http://payment.services.adyen.com">TestMerchant</merchantAccount>
            <reference xmlns="http://payment.services.adyen.com">Your Reference Here</reference>
            <shopperEmail xmlns="http://payment.services.adyen.com">s.hopper@test.com</shopperEmail>
            <shopperIP xmlns="http://payment.services.adyen.com">61.294.12.12</shopperIP>
            <shopperReference xmlns="http://payment.services.adyen.com">YOUR_UNIQUE_SHOPPER_ID_IOfW3k9G2PvXFu2j</shopperReference>
         </ns1:paymentRequest>
      </ns1:authorise>
   </soap:Body>
</soap:Envelope>