Create a Recurring Payment

This code steps you through the process of storing a payment method for a customer and using it to set up recurring payments. When this recurring payment information is stored, a $0 authorization is used for the initial transaction. As a result, the customer is not charged until the rebilling cycle begins.

For sample code that charges customers at the same point of establishing rebilling Go to: Run a credit card transaction with recurring payments or ACH processing with recurring payments

The following sample code calls a routine from our Code Library.
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Credit Card Recurring Payment

##
# BluePay Perl Sample code.
#
# This code sample creates a recurring payment charging $15.00 per month for one year.
##

use strict;
use lib '..';
use bluepay;

my $account_id = "Merchant's Account ID Here";
my $secret_key = "Merchant's Secret Key Here";
my $mode = "TEST";

my $rebill = BluePay->new(
$account_id,
$secret_key,
$mode
);

$rebill->set_customer_information({
first_name => 'Bob',
last_name => 'Tester',
address1 => '123 Test St.',
address2 => 'Apt',
city => 'Testville',
state => 'IL',
zip_code => '54321',
country => 'USA',
phone => '123-123-12345',
email => '[email protected]'
});

$rebill->set_cc_information({
cc_number =>'4111111111111111', # Customer Credit Card Number
cc_expiration => '1225', # Card Expiration Date: MMYY
cvv2 =>'123' # Card CVV2
});

$rebill->set_recurring_payment({
reb_first_date => "2015-01-01", # Rebill Start Date: Jan. 1, 2015
reb_expr => "1 MONTH", # Rebill Frequency: 1 MONTH
reb_cycles => "12", # Rebill # of Cycles: 12
reb_amount => "15.00" # Rebill Amount: $15.00
});

$rebill->auth({amount => '0.00'}); # Card authorization amount: $0.00

# Makes the API Request with BluePay
$rebill->process();

# Reads the response from BluePay
if ($rebill->is_successful_response()){
print "TRANSACTION ID: " . $rebill->{RRNO} . "\n";
print "REBILL ID: " . $rebill->{REBID} . "\n";
print "TRANSACTION STATUS: " . $rebill->{Result} . "\n";
print "TRANSACTION MESSAGE: " . $rebill->{MESSAGE} . "\n";
print "AVS RESULT: " .$rebill->{AVS} . "\n";
print "CVV2 RESULT: " . $rebill->{CVV2} . "\n";
print "MASKED PAYMENT ACCOUNT: " . $rebill->{PAYMENT_ACCOUNT} . "\n";
print "CARD TYPE: " . $rebill->{CARD_TYPE} . "\n";
print "AUTH CODE: " . $rebill->{AUTH_CODE} . "\n";
} else {
print $rebill->{MESSAGE} . "\n";
}

ACH Recurring Payment

##
# BluePay Perl Sample code.
#
# This code sample creates a recurring payment charging $15.00 per month for one year.
##


use strict;
use lib '..';
use bluepay;

my $account_id = "Merchant's Account ID Here";
my $secret_key = "Merchant's Secret Key Here";
my $mode = "TEST";

my $rebill = BluePay->new(
$account_id,
$secret_key,
$mode
);

$rebill->set_customer_information({
first_name => 'Bob',
last_name => 'Tester',
address1 => '123 Test St.',
address2 => 'Apt',
city => 'Testville',
state => 'IL',
zip_code => '54321',
country => 'USA',
phone => '123-123-12345',
email => '[email protected]'
});

$rebill->set_ach_information({
ach_routing => "123123123", # Routing Number: 123123123
  ach_account => "123456789", # Account Number: 123456789
  ach_account_type => 'C', # Account Type: Checking
  doc_type => "WEB" # ACH Document Type: WEB
});

$rebill->set_recurring_payment({
reb_first_date => "2015-01-01", # Rebill Start Date: Jan. 1, 2015
reb_expr => "1 MONTH", # Rebill Frequency: 1 MONTH
reb_cycles => "12", # Rebill # of Cycles: 12
reb_amount => "15.00" # Rebill Amount: $15.00
});

$rebill->auth({amount => '0.00'}); # Card authorization amount: $0.00

# Makes the API Request with BluePay
$rebill->process();

# Reads the response from BluePay
if ($rebill->is_successful_response()){
print "TRANSACTION ID: " . $rebill->{RRNO} . "\n";
print "REBILL ID: " . $rebill->{REBID} . "\n";
print "TRANSACTION STATUS: " . $rebill->{Result} . "\n";
print "TRANSACTION MESSAGE: " . $rebill->{MESSAGE} . "\n";
print "MASKED PAYMENT ACCOUNT: " . $rebill->{PAYMENT_ACCOUNT} . "\n";
print "CUSTOMER BANK: " . $rebill->{BANK_NAME} . "\n";
} else {
print $rebill->{MESSAGE} . "\n";
}
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