Learn more about Sofort payment method and its workflow
Sofort (Klarna) is one of the most popular online payment method available in Germany and Austria. As with other redirect payment methods, when the customer selects their bank or specifies a BIC, they are redirected to their bank payment site to make the payment. Once the authentication and payment is done, they can be redirected back to your online shop.
|Available in||Supported currencies||Redirect||Refund||Partial Refund||Reversal||Chargeback||Recurring||Payout||Pay later||Unzer Secured|
|Germany, Austria, Belgium, Italy, Spain, Netherlands||€|
- Payment security: The customer authenticates on their bank site, so there is no confidential data shared between the merchant and the customer.
- Increased customer confidence: The Sofort/Klarna brand is recognized and trusted by customers, especially those in Western Europe.
- Supported by all banks in Austria and Germany
The following diagram explains workflow for Sofort payments.
Step 1: Create a
Sofort payment type resource.
A resource ID is generated in the response and is used in the workflow to complete the payment.
Step 2: Make a
charge transaction with the
Sofort resource that you created.
Step 3: Forward the customer to the
redirectUrl that is displayed in the
Step 4: Once the customer makes the payment on their bank portal, redirect the customer to the
returnURL specified in the initial
Step 5: After the transaction, display the result to the customer in the front end of the online shop.
You can choose the following options to integrate:
Quickly integrate with Unzer without any programming knowledge
Use pre-built, configurable all in one pages with your own mix of payment methods
Use pre-built forms and quickly integrate with minimum work on the client side
Integrate with Unzer using your own payment form
Use Unzer UI component to add Unzer Sofort payment to your checkout page.Read More
Build your own payment form to add Sofort payment to the checkout page.Read More
Manage Sofort transactions.Read More