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Unzer Direct Debit

Learn more about Unzer Direct Debit and its payment workflow.

SEPA Direct Debit is a payment method available in the European SEPA region and based on the EU SEPA rule book. The customer only needs their IBAN for making a payment. Unzer will debit the amount from the customer’s account and transfer it to the merchant. As SEPA Direct Debit is an unsecured payment method, we recommend that you use Direct Debit Secured.

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  • Ease of use: The customer has to enter only their 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 countries
  • Unzer enhanced safety for merchants by a seven day refund delay

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

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