Server to Server

What it is

By requesting the credit card details on the webshop, a ‘direct’ transaction can be created. Customers can finalize a credit card payment without being redirected to the payment page of MultiSafepay, resulting in a faster checkout experience and a higher level of control from the merchant’s perspective.

Types of Credit & Debit Cards supported for Server to Server direct payments.

Debit / Credit cards Supported for server to server direct payments
Visa 3D verified by Visa and NON 3D
Mastercard 3D secure code and NON 3D
Maestro Only 3D
American Express American Express Safekey. The only allowed exception from mandatory Safekey verification is for transactions lower than 30 EUR
Bancontact Only 3D

Transaction flow

The transaction flow shows the different ways a transaction can be processed. This differs per payment method.

  • Order status
    The order status indicates the status of the order, such as completed, pending or rejected. The order status is independent of the incoming or outgoing payment of the transaction.

  • Transaction status
    The transaction status indicates the payment status of the transaction, such as completed, pending or rejected. Once the transaction status is completed, the amount of the transaction is added to your MultiSafepay balance.

Credit card transactions received by MultiSafepay, will be processed through our fraud filter. The following statuses are important when receiving a credit card payment:

Order Status Transaction Status Description
Initialized Initialized A payment link has been generated, but no payment has been received yet.
Completed Completed A successful credit card transaction has been received and the funds will be added to your MultiSafepay Control balance.
Uncleared Uncleared Waiting for manual permission of the merchant to approve/disapprove the payment. Read more on accepting uncleared credit card payments, how and why?
Declined Declined Transaction has been rejected. read more on credit card status ‘declined’. What does this mean?
Expired Expired An unfinished transaction will automatically expire after a predefined period.
Void Cancelled Transaction has been cancelled.

Transaction flow when processing on own MID

When using an own MID (MerchantID) from American Express, the funds are not processed by MultiSafepay. Instead, the funds will be added to your own balance at American Express.

Order Status Transaction Status Description
Initialized Initialized A payment link has been generated, but no payment has been received yet.
Uncleared Initialized Waiting for manual permission of the merchant to approve/disapprove the payment. Read more on accepting uncleared credit card payments, how and why?
Completed Initialized A successful credit card transaction has been received and the funds will be added to your MultiSafepay Control balance.

Refund flow

Order Status Transaction Status Description
Reserved Reserved A refund has been requested.
Completed Completed Refund has been successfully processed.
Chargeback Completed Forced reversal of funds initiated by customer’s bank (issuer). Only applicable to Direct Debit and credit card payments. Information on how to proceed when receiving a chargeback

Read more about 3D Secure in our page What is 3D Secure?

Credit Card Settings to allow direct credit card 3D secure payments.

3D Secure is a technical standard to enhance security. Credit card transactions which are processed with the 3D Secure protocol require a form of authentication of the customer during the payment process. This is usually done via a password connected to the card.

By default, all card orders are processed with 3D Secure.

Read more about Dynamic 3D Secure in our FAQ page Dynamic 3D Secure