Transaction expiration per payment method

Different payment methods set different expiration times for transactions. The time begins:

  • For direct requests: When you make the POST /orders request.
  • For redirect requests: When the customer selects the payment method on the MultiSafepay payment page.

The expiration time is set by the payment method and cannot be changed.

Note: Transaction expiration times are different to session lifetimes.

The table below sets out the expiration time per payment method:

Payment method Expiration time
Credit and debit cards
American Express, Cartes Bancaires, Dankort, Maestro, Mastercard, Visa, V Pay
1 hour
AfterPay 90 days
Alipay 5 hours
Apple Pay 1 hour
Bancontact Banking: 1 hour, QR: Doesn’t apply
Bank Transfer 60 days
Belfius 5 days
Betaal per Maand 1 day
CBC/KBC 5 days
Dotpay 3 days
Google Pay 1 hour
iDEAL 1.5 hours
in3 2 hours
Klarna 1 hour
Pay After Delivery 90 days
PayPal 14 days
Paysafecard 3 hours
Request to Pay 1 hour
Sofort 1 day
Trustly 2 hours
TrustPay 10 days
WeChat Pay 2 hours


Transactions do not expire for:

  • E-Invoicing
  • EPS
  • Giropay
  • Gift cards and Edenred vouchers
  • SEPA Direct Debit


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