Affirm Gateway
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Updated over a week ago

October 5, 2019

UPDATED: March 1, 2020  

To configure Affirm payment gateway 

To configure Affirm payment gateway into your CRM, you will go to Payments>Gateways, under ACTIONS select Add New Provider Profile.Select the type = Payment/Gateway and select Affirm from the drop down.Fill out the gateway parameters which are outlined below and click “Save”.

For more information on this Gateway click here

Provider Profile

  These parameters are briefly described here for your reference:

Alias: For internal purposes only, this will be the name for your profile.

Public Key: This will be provided to you by Affirm.

Private Key: This will be provided to you by Affirm.

Capture on Shipment: Set to YES if you want to capture an authorization once an order is marked a shipped in the CRM. Also, an order will remain as pending in the system until the authorization is captured upon shipment. Set to No if you want the standard authorization and capture process for your orders. Optional.

Currency: This provider supports USD only.

Test Mode: Set to YES if you want to use this gateway in Test Mode.

When placing orders through Affirm via API, you will need to include the following parameters in your API call:

creditCardType = affirm_pay



Recurring is NOT supported, straight sale orders only

Payment routing is NOT supported

There are 2 Required Fields on the Merchant Account Details tab. *Descriptor - This will be the MID Descriptor *Customer Service Number - The customer service number assigned to the MID

There is 1 Required Field on the Limits and Fees tab *Global Monthly Cap - This will be the sales amount allowed monthly on this MID 

To maximize the efficiency of Reporting Analytics we suggest you take a moment and fill out the rest of the fields. These will all be used in’s profitability reports.

For field definitions on all of the fields on the Merchant Account Details Tab and the Limits & Fees Tab - click here- overview of gateway providers

Once your gateway profile has been created, then you will go through your campaigns and assign the gateway to the corresponding campaign(s).

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