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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.

    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 use mx (Mexico)
    amountThe amount in the specified currency (currency_code).
    currency_codeThree-letter code of the payout currency. In this case, we'll use MXN (Mexico)
    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.

    Document Types Allowed:

    These types of documents are used by the payees or shareholders.

    Document typeDescription
    RFCFederal taxpayer registration.
    CURPUnique Population Registry Code.
  2. Send your payout request to EBANX

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

    For Mexico only, when you will send all payee's information, the bank_info tag you can only send the bank_details key filled up with the CLABE number. The bank_details key is mandatory. The API will extract bank_name, bank_branch, bank_account and account_type values from CLABE number given in bank_details tag.

    curl -X POST '' \
    -d 'integration_key=your_test_integration_key' \
    -d 'external_reference=PAYOUT_EBANX_04' \
    -d 'country=mx' \
    -d 'amount=10' \
    -d 'currency_code=USD' \
    -d 'payee[name]=Han Solo' \
    -d 'payee[email]' \
    -d 'payee[phone]=+52312345678' \
    -d 'payee[document]=ROCE000131HNLDNDA0' \
    -d 'payee[document_type]=curp' \
    -d 'payee[bank_info][bank_details]=001180012345678907' \
    -d 'payee[address][zipcode]=20000' \
    -d 'payee[address][state]=AGS' \
    -d 'payee[address][city]=Aguascalientes' \
    -d 'payee[address][street_address]=Fake Street' \
    -d 'payee[address][street_complement]=123'

    To create a payout for an organization entity (company) you should send additional fields holding the shareholders data:

    curl -X POST '' \
    -d 'integration_key=your_test_integration_key' \
    -d 'external_reference=PAYOUT_EBANX_04' \
    -d 'country=mx' \
    -d 'amount=10' \
    -d 'currency_code=USD' \
    -d 'payee[name]=Han Solo' \
    -d 'payee[email]' \
    -d 'payee[phone]=+52312345678' \
    -d 'payee[document]=ROCE000131HNLDNDA0' \
    -d 'payee[document_type]=rfc' \
    -d 'payee[bank_info][bank_details]=001180012345678907' \
    -d 'payee[address][zipcode]=20000' \
    -d 'payee[address][state]=AGS' \
    -d 'payee[address][city]=Aguascalientes' \
    -d 'payee[address][street_address]=Fake Street' \
    -d 'payee[address][street_complement]=123' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][name]=Roberto Carlos da Silva' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][document]=580176040763abcdef' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][document_type]=CURP' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][email]' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][zipcode]=20000' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][state]=AGS' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][city]=Aguascalientes' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][address]=Rua Fake street' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][complement]=Centro' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][0][ownership_percent]=51' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][name]=Vanessa Ribeiro' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][document]=571918250046abcdef' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][document_type]=CURP' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][email]' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][zipcode]=20000' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][state]=AGS' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][city]=Aguascalientes' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][address]=Rua Fake Street' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][complement]=Centro' \
    -d 'payee[shareholders][1][ownership_percent]=49'

    For organizations, some fields are mandatory in shareholder set:

    • name
    • document
    • document_type

    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": "",
    "phone": "554112345678",
    "document": "85351346893",
    "document_type": "CPF",
    "birthdate": null,
    "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": "10.00",
    "debit_fee": "0.15",
    "debit_amount_total": "10.15",
    "debit_currency": "USD",
    "local_tax_amount": "0.12",
    "local_amount_total": "32.88",
    "local_currency": "USD",
    "local_exchange_rate": "3.2997"
  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 '' \
    -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": "Payout has already been committed"

Creating a Payout via 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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