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Self-service payment method management

Overview

Use this feature to control the availability of your payment methods. Additionally, you can configure what payment methods are available to your shoppers, based on the country they place orders from.

Availability

Payment method management is available for all Avangate accounts. The availability of specific payment methods may vary depending on your account and contractual agreements. Activating payment methods takes place instantly, except for those that require a special request, such as domestic cards.

Requirements

Before activating or modifying payment method settings, make sure that you are authorized by your company to perform these changes and agree with any special conditions implied.

Country restrictions

Follow the steps below to restrict a payment method for specific countries.

  1. Go to Setup -> Ordering options.
  2. Click the Payment Methods tab.
  3. Locate the payment method you want to edit and click Edit in the Settings column.
  4. Select the countries you want to restrict the payment method for in the Active countries list and click the right arrow button to move them to the Restricted countries list.
  5. Click Save settings.

Important: Restricting all countries for a payment method triggers its deactivation.

You cannot edit the availability of the following payment methods:

  • Visa/MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover/Novus
  • PayPal

Disabling payment methods

Follow the steps below to disable a payment method.

  1. Go to Setup -> Ordering options.
  2. Click the Payment Methods tab.
  3. Locate the payment method you want to edit and click Edit in the Settings column.
  4. Click the Disable this payment method link below the Restricted countries list.
  5. Click Confirm.

Alternatively, you can disable a payment method by restricting all of its available countries.

You cannot disable the following payment methods:

  • Visa/MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Discover/Novus
  • PayPal

Local processing activation

Domestic cards with installments

Avangate’s local processing support in Turkey and Brazil provides shoppers with the choice to pay for their purchases with local cards that allow installments. Cards such as:

  • Visa and MasterCard in Turkey
  • Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Elo, HiperCard in Brazil.

Follow the steps below to enable this payment method.

  1. Go to Setup -> Ordering options.
  2. Click the Payment Methods tab.
  3. Locate the Credit cards with installments payment method and click Activate. The activation window notifies you of the applicable commissions for both Brazil and Turkey for ecommerce and affiliate orders.
  4. Choose the countries to enable the payment method for.
    • Brazil. You need to enable domestic cards without installments separately for Brazilian shoppers. 
    • Turkey. This action also enables domestic cards without installments for Tukish shoppers. 
  5. Click Activate.

Domestic cards without installments

Domestic cards without installments are available in Turkey (Visa/MasterCard) and Brazil (Visa/MasterCard and American Express). Payment without installments is not enabled by default. To enable local cards without installments, follow the steps below.

  1. Go to Setup -> Ordering options.
  2. Click the Payment Methods tab.
  3. Locate the Visa/MasterCard payment method and click Edit.
  4. Click Send request to notify Avangate to enable this payment method. The activation window notifies you of the applicable commissions for both Brazil and Turkey for ecommerce and affiliate orders. 

Risk assessment

Activation of domestic credit cards requires Avangate risk assessment and can take up to 2 business days.

OFAC country restrictions

Avangate is fully compliant with OFAC regulations, restricting shoppers from the OFAC countries from placing orders. Read more about OFAC regulations here.