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Bancontact (formally known as Bancontact/Mister Cash) is a payment method accepted by all Belgian banks, and is leader in Belgium´s electronic card payments market equalling more than 80% of all card payments. Bancontact is a standard application on the card that the bank issues when an account is opened. To become a Bancontact user, consumers need to contact their bank.
As a payment scheme, Bancontact fulfills two major functions:
Please visit Bancontact for further information and details.
For a visual representation of the order flow behavior and associated transaction-based operations of this payment method we invite you to have a look at the respective order flow diagram.
The optional request parameters
orderReference are more restricted with regard to their length and allowed characters than are other general request parameters.
|Parameter||Data type||Short description|
|customerStatement||ASCII with a variable length of up to 25 characters.||Text displayed on bank statement issued to your consumer by the financial service provider.|
|orderReference||Allows for exactly 10 characters and may consist only of the following characters: A-Za-z0-9+?/-:().,'||Unique order reference ID sent from merchant to financial institution.|
Which currencies may I use within this payment method?
You may use EUR.
Which languages are available for your consumer on the Bancontact pages?
Bancontact can display the pages in 27 different languages:
If the parameter
language is not set or differs from these languages, the customer's browser accept-language is used. If still no valid language can be found, Bancontact pages will be displayed in English.