Get a Recurring Payment Status

This code steps you through the process of establishing a rebilling transaction for the purpose of assigning a Transaction ID. You can then use this Transaction ID to check the status of rebilling in the future.

This code uses BluePay's Rebilling Administration Interface.
For documentation on usage of this interface Go to: Library documentation

You can test for both outcomes:

Approved: When you pass odd dollar amounts, this returns an 'Approved' status.
Declined: When you pass even dollar amounts, this returns a 'Declined' status.

The following sample code calls a routine from our Code Library.
Or, download via GitHub

# BluePay Perl Sample code.
# This code sample runs a $0.00 Credit Card Auth transaction
# against a customer using test payment information.
# Once the rebilling cycle is created, this sample shows how to
# get information on this rebilling cycle.
# See comments below on the details of the initial setup of the
# rebilling cycle.

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(

first_name => 'Bob',
last_name => 'Tester',
address1 => '1234 Test St.',
address2 => 'Apt',
city => 'Testville',
state => 'IL',
zip_code => '54321',
country => 'USA',
phone => '123-123-12345',
email => '[email protected]'

cc_number =>'4111111111111111', # Customer Credit Card Number
cc_expiration => '1225', # Card Expiration Date: MMYY
cvv2 =>'123' # Card CVV2

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 to create a recurring payment

my $rebill_status = BluePay->new(

# Find the rebill by ID and get rebill status

# Makes the API Request with BluePay

# Reads the response from BluePay
if ($rebill->is_successful_response()){
print "REBILL STATUS: " . $rebill_status->{status} . "\n";
print "REBILL ID: " . $rebill_status->{rebill_id} . "\n";
print "REBILL CREATION DATE: " .$rebill_status->{creation_date} . "\n";
print "REBILL NEXT DATE: " .$rebill_status->{next_date} . "\n";
print "REBILL LAST DATE: " .$rebill_status->{last_date} . "\n";
print "REBILL SCHEDULE EXPRESSION: " .$rebill_status->{sched_expr} . "\n";
print "REBILL CYCLES REMAINING: " .$rebill_status->{cycles_remain} . "\n";
print "REBILL AMOUNT: " .$rebill_status->{reb_amount} . "\n";
print "REBILL NEXT AMOUNT: " .$rebill_status->{next_amount} . "\n";
} else {
print $rebill->{MESSAGE} . "\n";
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