Unzer Direct Debit

Learn more about Unzer Direct Debit and its payment workflow.

Direct debit is one of the most popular online payment method mainly used in Germany and Austria. The customer only has to have his IBAN at hand. There is no redirect and SCA necessary to use this payment method.

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  • Ease of use: The customer has to enter only his IBAN to start a transaction.
  • Wide acceptance: Customers are used to paying by direct debit in Germany and Austria, the main markets for that payment method.
  • Supported by all banks in SEPA coutries

Payment workflow

The following diagram explains workflow for SEPA direct debit payments.

Unzer Direct Debit workflow

Step 1: Create a SDD 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 SDD resource that you created.

Step 3: After the transaction, display the result to the customer in the front end of the online shop.

Integration options

You can choose the following options to integrate:


Quickly integrate with Unzer without any programming knowledge

Payment pages

Use pre-built, configurable all in one pages with your own mix of payment methods

UI Components

Use pre-built forms and quickly integrate with minimum work on the client side

Server side-only

Integrate with Unzer using your own payment form

Accept Unzer Direct Debit with UI components

Use Unzer UI component to add Unzer Direct Debit payment to your checkout page.

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Accept Unzer Direct Debit with a server-side-only integration

Build your own payment form to add Unzer Direct Debit payment to the checkout page

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Manage Unzer Direct Debit payment

Manage Unzer Direct Debit payments.

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