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Create a Payout

About this guide

This guide quickly demonstrates how to create a payout in EBANX. We will walk you through the basic steps to achieve this goal using your already existing Direct API integration.

How it works

To create a payout through EBANX Direct API, please follow the steps below.

  1. Make sure you have all the mandatory fields in your request

    There are a few key parameters you need to provide to create a payout. Check the table below for more details.

    FieldDescription
    integration_keyYour unique and secret integration key.
    external_referenceThe unique payout ID provided by you.
    countryThe two-letter country code for the customer country. In this case, we'll show the method to ar (Argentina)
    amountThe amount in the specified currency (currency_code).
    currency_codeThree-letter code of the payout currency. In this case, we'll use ARS (Argentina)
    payeeA JSON object containing the details of the payee of your request.
    Payee Details

    Note that you can either provide all the information of the payee directly on you payout creation request or create the payee record in advance, using the /ws/payee/create endpoint, and simply provide the payee's document number in the payout request.

  2. Send your payout request to EBANX

    To create a new Payout, you will use the /ws/payout/create endpoint.

    There are two ways to create a payout for Argentina.

    1 - MercadoPago

    The following example is a payout create request for a MercadoPago account. You need to send the target key filled up with mercadopago and the key target_account with the MercadoPago account email.

    curl -X POST 'https://sandbox.ebanxpay.com/ws/payout/create' \
    -d 'integration_key=your_test_integration_key' \
    -d 'external_reference=PAYOUT_EBANX_04' \
    -d 'country=ar' \
    -d 'amount=100' \
    -d 'currency_code=ARS' \
    -d 'target=mercadopago' \
    -d 'target_account=chew@bac.ca' \
    -d 'payee[document]=85351346' \
    -d 'payee[document_type]=DNI' \
    -d 'payee[name]=Han Solo' \
    -d 'payee[email]=chew@bac.ca' \
    -d 'payee[birthdate]=1977-05-25' \
    -d 'payee[address][zipcode]=B1675' \
    -d 'payee[address][state]=AR-B' \
    -d 'payee[address][city]=Buenos Aires' \
    -d 'payee[address][street_address]=Fake Street' \
    -d 'payee[address][street_complement]=123'

    2 - Bank Account

    The target key is bank_account by default so, for bank account payouts, it can be ommitted.

    For bank account payouts, you need to send the bank_info tag with only the bank_details key filled up with the CBU number.

    The bank_details key is mandatory. The API will extract bank_name, bank_branch, bank_account and account_type values from CBU number given in bank_details tag.

    curl -X POST 'https://sandbox.ebanxpay.com/ws/payout/create' \
    -d 'integration_key=your_test_integration_key' \
    -d 'external_reference=PAYOUT_EBANX_04' \
    -d 'country=ar' \
    -d 'amount=100' \
    -d 'currency_code=USD' \
    -d 'payee[name]=Han Solo' \
    -d 'payee[email]=chew@bac.ca' \
    -d 'payee[phone]=+554112345678' \
    -d 'payee[document]=34585474' \
    -d 'payee[document_type]=DNI' \
    -d 'payee[birthdate]=1977-05-25' \
    -d 'payee[bank_info][bank_details]=3365196911100062632985' \
    -d 'payee[address][zipcode]=B1675' \
    -d 'payee[address][state]=AR-B' \
    -d 'payee[address][city]=Buenos Aires' \
    -d 'payee[address][street_address]=Fake Street' \
    -d 'payee[address][street_complement]=123'

    For organizations, some fields are mandatory in shareholder set:

    • name
    • document
    • birthdate

    And a successful creation will return a JSON Object with type "success" and a payout object with all the details of the newly created Payout.

    {
    "type": "success",
    "payout": {
    "uid": "a1352f5341c3c8c1e40ea9c06715f05778ff35ee",
    "external_reference": "PAYOUT_EBANX_04",
    "status": "OP",
    "request_date": "2020-09-18 13:26:53",
    "status_date": null,
    "paid_date": null,
    "cancel_date": null,
    "payee": {
    "name": "Han Solo",
    "email": "chew@bac.ca",
    "phone": "554112345678",
    "document": "85351346893",
    "document_type": "DNI",
    "birthdate": "1977-05-25",
    "bank_info": {
    "bank_name": "104 Caixa Econ\u00f4mica",
    "bank_branch": "3708",
    "bank_account": "8251777-6",
    "account_type": "C",
    "bank_details": "001"
    }
    },
    "request_amount": "10.00",
    "request_currency": "USD",
    "request_exchange_rate": "1.0000",
    "debit_amount": "9.96",
    "debit_fee": "0.15",
    "debit_amount_total": "10.11",
    "debit_currency": "USD"
    }
    }
  3. Send a commit request to EBANX

    Once the new Payout record is created it'll be committed automatically after 6 hours. Or you can use the /ws/payout/commit endpoint to start the payment process.

    Here's an example of a commit operation using the payout we've just created:

    curl -X POST 'https://sandbox.ebanxpay.com/ws/payout/commit' \
    -d 'integration_key=your_test_integration_key' \
    -d 'uid=0e495f7a4409c032d54376084b10b9c771e9b39f0'

    Once the new Payout is commited, a JSON Object with type "success" will be returned.

    {
    "type": "success",
    "message": "You've successfully started the Payout payment process!"
    }

Creating a Payout using Dashboard

You can also create a payout through your Dashboard in the Overview section of the Payout tab. Click on Create Payout, fill in the payee information, payout amount and click Create. Additionally, you can create a Mass Payout for up to 600 payouts.

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Last updated on by Fernando Pankiewicz Gomes