Authorization request

An authorization request is a message sent by the payment gateway to the card issuer to obtain the issuer's approval for the transaction.

Usually, the debit is effective only after the transaction capture.

However, certain issuers of prepaid cards debit the authorization amount in real time. If the authorization is not captured before its validity period expires, the amount is re-credited to the account holder's account (see table below).

Authorization validity period

Network code Payment method Card types (vads_payment_cards) Authorization validity period (in days)
ACCORD Illicado gift Card ILLICADO 0
ACCORD_SANDBOX Illicado gift cards - Sandbox mode ILLICADO_SB 0
AMEXGLOBAL American Express AMEX 7
ANCV e-Chèque-Vacances E_CV 0
AURORE Aurore card AURORE_MULTI 29
CB Apetiz electronic meal voucher APETIZ 7
CB Chèque Déjeuner electronic meal voucher CHQ_DEJ 7
CB Sodexo electronic meal voucher SODEXO 7
CB 1st generation Mastercard electronic meal voucher EDENRED 7
CB CB CB 7
CB E-carte bleue E-CARTEBLEUE 7
CB Maestro MAESTRO 30
CB MasterCard MASTERCARD 7
CB Visa VISA 7
CB Visa Electron VISA_ELECTRON 7
CB VPay VPAY 7
COFINOGA Be Smart Cofinoga card COFINOGA 7
COFINOGA Soficarte card SOFICARTE 30
CONECS Conecs electronic meal voucher CONECS 30
CONECS Apetiz electronic meal voucher APETIZ 30
CONECS Chèque Déjeuner electronic meal voucher CHQ_DEJ 30
CONECS Sodexo electronic meal voucher SODEXO 30
JCB JCB JCB 7
ONEY FacilyPay Oney ONEY 255
ONEY_SANDBOX FacilyPay Oney - Mode sandbox ONEY_SANDBOX 255
PAYPAL PayPal PAYPAL 3
PAYPAL_SB PayPal - Mode sandbox PAYPAL_SB 3