Process ACS Result

Interprets the authentication response returned from the card Issuer's Access Control Server (ACS) after the cardholder completes the authentication process. The response indicates the success or otherwise of the authentication. The 3DS AuthId is required so that merchants can submit payloads multiple times without producing duplicates in the database.

POST https://na.gateway.mastercard.com/api/rest/version/56 / merchant / {merchantId} / 3DSecureId / {3DSecureId}

Authentication Copied to clipboard

This operation requires authentication via one of the following methods:


  • Certificate authentication.
  • Basic HTTP authentication as described at w3.org. Provide 'merchant.<your gateway merchant ID>' in the userid portion and your Reporting API password in the password portion.

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{merchantId} Copied to clipboard Alphanumeric + additional characters REQUIRED

The unique identifier issued to you by your payment provider.


Data may consist of the characters 0-9, a-z, A-Z, '-', '_'

Min length: 1 Max length: 40
{3DSecureId} Copied to clipboard ASCII Text REQUIRED

A unique identifier supplied by the merchant for the authentication.


It is first defined in the check3DSEnrollment operation, and then included in subsequent operations.It is not used when the authentication is performed externally.


Data consists of ASCII characters

Min length: 1 Max length: 64

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3DSecure Copied to clipboard REQUIRED

3DS Authentication Details.

3DSecure.paRes Copied to clipboard Base64 REQUIRED

Base64 encoded string received from the card Issuer's ACS after the cardholder completes the authentication process.

The payment authentication response (PaRes) value is posted from the ACS in the PaRes field. The value of the PaRes field must be used in the operation request unaltered.

Data is Base64 encoded

Min length: 3 Max length: 40960
apiOperation Copied to clipboard String = PROCESS_ACS_RESULT FIXED

Any sequence of zero or more unicode characters.

correlationId Copied to clipboard String

A transient identifier for the request, that can be used to match the response to the request.

The value provided is not validated, does not persist in the gateway, and is returned as provided in the response to the request.

Data can consist of any characters

Min length: 1 Max length: 100

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3DSecure Copied to clipboard

Information about the results of payer authentication using 3-D Secure authentication.

You only need to provide these fields if you authenticated the payer using a different service provider.

3DSecure.acsEci Copied to clipboard Alphanumeric

Indicates the security level of the transaction.

This is the value returned in the Electronic Commerce Indicator (ECI) field of the Payer Authentication Response (PARes) message from the card Issuer's Access Control Server (ACS). For example, 0,1, or 2. Refer to the relevant documentation for Mastercard SecureCode™, Verified by Visa™, JCB J/Secure™, American Express SafeKey™, or Diners Club ProtectBuy™.

Data may consist of the characters 0-9, a-z, A-Z

Min length: 1 Max length: 100
3DSecure.authenticationRedirect Copied to clipboard

A collection of parameters required to build the HTML form that is redirected to the ACS.

There are two options to generate the redirect page used to transfer the cardholder to the card Issuer's Access Control Server (ACS) for authentication:

1. Simple: submit the form generated by the gateway. In this case, only the htmlBodyContent parameter is required.
2. Customized: for those merchants who wish to customise the submission. In this case, the acsURL and paReq parameters will be required to formulate the submission.
Note: This field will only be returned in the event of a successful directory server lookup.

3DSecure.authenticationRedirect.customized Copied to clipboard

The customized field is the response returned for those merchants who wish to customise the submission.

In this case, the acsURL and paReq parameters will be required to formulate the submission.

3DSecure.authenticationRedirect.customized.acsUrl Copied to clipboard Url ALWAYS PROVIDED

The URL of the card Issuer's Access Control Server (ACS) where the cardholder can be authenticated.

Ensure that the URL begins with 'https' and is longer than 11 characters.

3DSecure.authenticationRedirect.customized.paReq Copied to clipboard ASCII Text ALWAYS PROVIDED

The Payer Authentication Request (PAReq) message that is sent to the card Issuer's Access Control Server (ACS) to initiate authentication of the cardholder.

It contains all of the information required by the ACS to perform the authentication. PAReq should be sent to the ACS URL unaltered.

Data consists of ASCII characters

Min length: 0 Max length: 4000
3DSecure.authenticationRedirect.simple Copied to clipboard

The simple field is the response returned to those merchants who have chosen the simple option for form submission.

In this case, only the htmlBodyContent parameter is required to formulate the submission.

3DSecure.authenticationRedirect.simple.htmlBodyContent Copied to clipboard String ALWAYS PROVIDED

The generated form to post to the cardholder's browser.

The form will redirect the browser to card Issuer's Access Control Server (ACS) where the cardholder can be authenticated. The form contains all of the information required by the ACS for authentication.

Data can consist of any characters

Min length: 0 Max length: 40960
3DSecure.authenticationToken Copied to clipboard Base64

Used to verify that the 3D-Secure authentication occurred and the 3-D Secure data provided is valid.

The authentication token is generated and returned by the card issuer's Access Control Server (ACS) or the scheme's Attempts Server. It is a Base64 encoded value and must be submitted unaltered on a transaction. This field is referred to as Accountholder Authentication Value (AAV) for Mastercard SecureCode™ and JCB J/Secure™, Cardholder Authentication Verification Value (CAVV) for Verified by Visa™, American Express Verification Value (AEVV) for American Express SafeKey™, or Cardmember Authentication Verification Value (CAVV) for Diners Club ProtectBuy™.

Data is Base64 encoded

Min length: 28 Max length: 32
3DSecure.custom Copied to clipboard String

Additional data about the 3-D Secure Authentication.

Please contact your payment service provider for additional information.

Data can consist of any characters

Min length: 1 Max length: 200
3DSecure.paResStatus Copied to clipboard Alpha

Indicates the result of payer authentication with the issuer.

This is the value returned in the transaction status field of the Payer Authentication Response (PARes) message from the card Issuer's Access Control Server (ACS). For example, Y, N, A, or U. Refer to the relevant documentation for Mastercard SecureCode™, Verified by Visa™, JCB J/Secure™, American Express SafeKey™, or Diners Club ProtectBuy™.

Data may consist of the characters a-z, A-Z

Min length: 1 Max length: 1
3DSecure.veResEnrolled Copied to clipboard Alpha

Indicates whether or not payer authentication is available for the card number you provided.

This is the value returned in the 'enrolled' field of the Verify Enrollment Response (VERes) message from the card scheme's Directory Server. For example, Y, N, or U. Refer to the relevant documentation for Mastercard SecureCode™, Verified by Visa™, JCB J/Secure™, American Express SafeKey™, or Diners Club ProtectBuy™.

Data may consist of the characters a-z, A-Z

Min length: 1 Max length: 1
3DSecure.xid Copied to clipboard Base64

A unique transaction identifier generated by the Payment Gateway on behalf of the merchant to identify the 3DS transaction.

This field is mandatory for Verified By Visa transactions if authentication was available. The XID should be used in operation requests unaltered.

Data is Base64 encoded

Min length: 28 Max length: 28
3DSecureId Copied to clipboard ASCII Text ALWAYS PROVIDED

A unique identifier supplied by the merchant for the authentication.

It is first defined in the check3DSEnrollment operation, and then included in subsequent operations.
It is not used when the authentication is performed externally.

Data consists of ASCII characters

Min length: 1 Max length: 64
correlationId Copied to clipboard String

A transient identifier for the request, that can be used to match the response to the request.

The value provided is not validated, does not persist in the gateway, and is returned as provided in the response to the request.

Data can consist of any characters

Min length: 1 Max length: 100
currencyConversion Copied to clipboard

Information specific to the use of dynamic currency conversion (DCC).

If you requested a rate quote via the gateway, provide the requestId as returned in the PAYMENT_OPTIONS_INQUIRY response. For rate quote requests performed outside the gateway, you must at least provide payer amount, payer currency, provider and payer exchange rate.

You can only provide DCC information on the initial transaction for an order. If provided on subsequent transactions or an order, DCC information will be ignored.

currencyConversion.exchangeRateTime Copied to clipboard DateTime

The timestamp of when the conversion rate is effective.

The timestamp may need to be displayed to the payer on the merchant site to satisfy regulatory requirements.

An instant in time expressed in ISO8601 date + time format - "YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss.SSSZ"

currencyConversion.marginPercentage Copied to clipboard Decimal

The foreign exchange markup applied as a percentage to the transaction amount for providing the conversion service.

The margin percentage may need to be displayed to the payer on the merchant site to satisfy regulatory requirements.

Data is a decimal number.

Max value: 10000000 Min value: 0 Max post-decimal digits: 5
currencyConversion.payerAmount Copied to clipboard Decimal

The total amount of the transaction in the payer's currency.

You must include this field if the payer accepted the DCC offer you presented to them.

Data is a decimal number.

Max value: 1000000000000 Min value: 0 Max post-decimal digits: 3
currencyConversion.payerCurrency Copied to clipboard Upper case alphabetic text

The currency of the DCC rate quote provided by your DCC Service Provider.

The currency must be expressed as an ISO 4217 alpha code, e.g. USD and must be different to that provided for transaction currency. You must include this field if the payer accepted the DCC offer you presented to them.

Data must consist of the characters A-Z

Min length: 3 Max length: 3
currencyConversion.payerExchangeRate Copied to clipboard Decimal

The exchange rate used to convert the transaction amount into the payer's currency.

The payer exchange rate includes the foreign exchange markup (marginPercentage). The payer exchange rate is displayed to the payer on the merchant site.

Data is a decimal number.

Max value: 1000000000000000000 Min value: 0 Max post-decimal digits: 12
currencyConversion.provider Copied to clipboard Enumeration

This identifies the name of the provider of the DCC quote.

This data is for information purposes, and may be useful if you use multiple DCC providers.

Value must be a member of the following list. The values are case sensitive.

FEXCO
FTT
GLOBAL_PAYMENTS
IBM
TRAVELEX_CURRENCY_SELECT
UNICREDIT
currencyConversion.providerReceipt Copied to clipboard String

The quote provider's unique reference to the rate quote.

Data can consist of any characters

Min length: 1 Max length: 100
currencyConversion.uptake Copied to clipboard Enumeration ALWAYS PROVIDED

Indicates how DCC applies to the order.

If not provided, this value defaults to NOT_REQUIRED.

Value must be a member of the following list. The values are case sensitive.

ACCEPTED

The payer accepted the DCC offer and pays in their own currency. The conditions of the rate quote are applied in the processing of this transaction.

DECLINED

The payer declined the DCC offer and pays in your transaction currency.

NOT_AVAILABLE

A rate quote was requested, but no DCC offer was provided. For rate quotes via the gateway the PAYMENT_OPTION_INQUIRY response contains a currencyConversion.gatewayCode other than QUOTE_PROVIDED.

NOT_REQUIRED

DCC is not required for this transaction.

merchant Copied to clipboard Alphanumeric + additional characters ALWAYS PROVIDED

The unique identifier issued to you by your payment provider.

Data may consist of the characters 0-9, a-z, A-Z, '-', '_'

Min length: 1 Max length: 40
response Copied to clipboard ALWAYS PROVIDED

A collection of information that is specific to responses from the API.

response.gatewayRecommendation Copied to clipboard Enumeration ALWAYS PROVIDED

Indicates if this order will be blocked by the gateway based on rules configured by you or your payment service provider when you request that a payment is processed.

This assessment is based on what the gateway currently knows about this order. Use this value to determine whether or not you should proceed with performing further operations on the order. For example, requesting an Authorize, Capture, or Pay operation.

Value must be a member of the following list. The values are case sensitive.

DO_NOT_PROCEED

Do not proceed using this card.

PROCEED

Proceed using this card.

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error Copied to clipboard

Information on possible error conditions that may occur while processing an operation using the API.

error.cause Copied to clipboard Enumeration

Broadly categorizes the cause of the error.

For example, errors may occur due to invalid requests or internal system failures.

Value must be a member of the following list. The values are case sensitive.

INVALID_REQUEST

The request was rejected because it did not conform to the API protocol.

REQUEST_REJECTED

The request was rejected due to security reasons such as firewall rules, expired certificate, etc.

SERVER_BUSY

The server did not have enough resources to process the request at the moment.

SERVER_FAILED

There was an internal system failure.

error.explanation Copied to clipboard String

Textual description of the error based on the cause.

This field is returned only if the cause is INVALID_REQUEST or SERVER_BUSY.

Data can consist of any characters

Min length: 1 Max length: 1000
error.field Copied to clipboard String

Indicates the name of the field that failed validation.

This field is returned only if the cause is INVALID_REQUEST and a field level validation error was encountered.

Data can consist of any characters

Min length: 1 Max length: 100
error.supportCode Copied to clipboard String

Indicates the code that helps the support team to quickly identify the exact cause of the error.

This field is returned only if the cause is SERVER_FAILED or REQUEST_REJECTED.

Data can consist of any characters

Min length: 1 Max length: 100
error.validationType Copied to clipboard Enumeration

Indicates the type of field validation error.

This field is returned only if the cause is INVALID_REQUEST and a field level validation error was encountered.

Value must be a member of the following list. The values are case sensitive.

INVALID

The request contained a field with a value that did not pass validation.

MISSING

The request was missing a mandatory field.

UNSUPPORTED

The request contained a field that is unsupported.

result Copied to clipboard Enumeration

A system-generated high level overall result of the operation.

Value must be a member of the following list. The values are case sensitive.

ERROR

The operation resulted in an error and hence cannot be processed.