Level 2 & Level 3 Processing

This code steps you through an example of passing Level 2 & Level 3 data with a transaction.

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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##
# BluePay Python Sample code.
#
# This code sample runs a Credit Card sales transaction,
# including sample Level 2 and 3 processing information,
# against a customer using test payment information.
# If using TEST mode, odd dollar amounts will return
# an approval and even dollar amounts will return a decline.
##

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"   
)

# Set Level 2 Information
payment.invoice_id = "123456789"
payment.amount_tax = "0.91"

# Set Level 3 line item information. Repeat for each item up to 99.
payment.add_line_item(
  quantity = "1", # The number of units of item. Max: 5 digits
  unit_cost = "3.00", # The cost per unit of item. Max: 9 digits decimal
  descriptor = "test1", # Description of the item purchased. Max: 26 character
  commodity_code = "123412341234", # Commodity Codes can be found at http://www.census.gov/svsd/www/cfsdat/2002data/cfs021200.pdf. Max: 12 characters
  product_code = "432143214321", # Merchant-defined code for the product or service being purchased. Max: 12 characters
  measure_units = "EA", # The unit of measure of the item purchase. Normally EA. Max: 3 characters
  tax_rate = "7%", # Tax rate for the item. Max: 4 digits
  tax_amount = "0.21", # Tax amount for the item. unit_cost * quantity * tax_rate = tax_amount. Max: 9 digits.
  item_discount = "0.00", # The amount of any discounts on the item. Max: 12 digits.
  line_item_total = "3.21" # The total amount for the item including taxes and discounts.
)

payment.add_line_item(
  quantity = "2",
  unit_cost = "5.00",
  descriptor = "test2",
  commodity_code = "123412341234",
  product_code = "098709870987",
  measure_units = "EA",
  tax_rate = "7%",
  tax_amount = "0.70",
  item_discount = "0.00",
  line_item_total = "10.70"
)

payment.sale(amount = '13.91') # Sale Amount: $13.91

# 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)
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