Paylink allows the Merchant to apply a surcharge to transactions depending on the card provided by the Customer. Surcharges may be applied as a fixed rate amount i.e. £0.50 or a percentage rate applied such as 2.5%.
If you wish to configure surcharging, please contact your support representative.
Surcharging Extensions to the Response
A response will include
amountspecifies an integer of the amount ultimately processed, inclusive of the surcharge expressed in the lowest denomination
- initial_amount specifies the original amount specified in the originating token request, expressed in the lowest denomination
surchargespecifies the decimal value of the rate in which the surcharge was applied for instance if the rate is 1.5% the value would be 1.5, if the rate is fixed at 0.25, the value would be 0.25
surcharge_calcspecifies the calculation used, possible values are
%for percentage calculations and
+for fixed rate calculations