Charge a Customer

This code steps you through the process of charging a customer's credit card.

There are three outcomes when processing credit card transactions:

  1. Approved
  2. Declined
  3. Error

'Approved' transactions can be charged against customers' credit cards. 'Declined' transactions can't be charged. As a result, in order to test the process of charging a customer's credit card, you must first pass an odd dollar amount. This returns the transaction with an 'Approved' status. You can then charge the credit card to complete the transaction.

An error could result from a variety of conditions such as missing data, invalid card numbers, and expiration dates provided in invalid formats.

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

##
# BluePay Python Sample code.
#
# This code sample runs a $3.00 CC Sale transaction
# against a customer using test payment information.
##
from __future__ import print_function
import os.path, sys
sys.path.append(os.path.join(os.path.dirname(os.path.realpath(__file__)), os.pardir))
from BluePay import BluePay

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

payment = BluePay(
    account_id = account_id,
    secret_key = secret_key,
    mode = mode
)

payment.set_customer_information(
    name1 = "Bob",
    name2 = "Tester",
    addr1 = "123 Test St.",
    addr2 = "Apt #500",
    city = "Testville",
    state = "IL",
    zipcode = "54321",
    country = "USA"
)

payment.set_cc_information(
    card_number = "4111111111111111",
    card_expire = "1225",
    cvv2 = "123"   
)

payment.sale(amount = '3.00') # Sale Amount: $3.00

# Makes the API Request
payment.process()

# Read response from BluePay
if payment.is_successful_response():
    print('Transaction Status: ' + payment.status_response)
    print('Transaction Message: ' + payment.message_response)
    print('Transaction ID: ' + payment.trans_id_response)
    print('AVS Result: ' + payment.avs_code_response)
    print('CVV2 Result: ' + payment.cvv2_code_response)
    print('Masked Payment Account: ' + payment.masked_account_response)
    print('Card Type: ' + payment.card_type_response)
    print('Auth Code: ' + payment.auth_code_response)
else:
    print(payment.message_response)

Run an ACH payment

##
# BluePay Python Sample code.
#
# This code sample runs a $3.00 ACH Sale transaction
# against a customer using test payment information.
##
from __future__ import print_function
import os.path, sys
sys.path.append(os.path.join(os.path.dirname(os.path.realpath(__file__)), os.pardir))
from BluePay import BluePay

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

payment = BluePay(
    account_id = account_id,
    secret_key = secret_key,
    mode = mode
)

payment.set_customer_information(
    name1 = "Bob",
    name2 = "Tester",
    addr1 = "123 Test St.",
    addr2 = "Apt #500",
    city = "Testville",
    state = "IL",
    zipcode = "54321",
    country = "USA"
)

# Set ACH Payment Information
payment.set_ach_information(
    routing_number = "123123123", # Routing Number
    account_number = "05125121", # Account Number
    account_type = "C", # Account Type: Checking
    doc_type = "WEB" # ACH Document Type: WEB
)

payment.sale(amount = '3.00') # Sale Amount: $3.00

# Makes the API Request
payment.process()

# Read response from BluePay
if payment.is_successful_response():
    print('Transaction ID: ' + payment.trans_id_response)
    print('Transaction Status: ' + payment.status_response)
    print('Transaction Message: ' + payment.message_response)
    print('Masked Payment Account: ' + payment.masked_account_response)
    print('Customer Bank: ' + payment.bank_name_response)
else:   
    print(payment.message_response)
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