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Capture a payment

Last updated: 10th August 2022

The Unified Payments API supports multiple partial captures—enabling you to process your capture requests at the same time as your split shipments.


Manually capture a payment

If a payment is requested with capture as false, you can use this endpoint to capture the payment. These captures can either be the full or partial authorization amount, but cannot be submitted for a combined amount that exceeds the total authorized balance.

Partially capture a payment

Any capture amount less than the original payment will be treated as a partial capture.

To perform multiple partial captures, capture_type should be set to NonFinal. The default value is Final, which will make any remaining amount on partial captures void.

Use the details below to set up your request.

Endpoints

For the full API specification, see the API reference.

    post

    https://api.checkout.com/payments/{id}/captures

    Request example

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      {
      "amount": 100,
      "reference": "ORD-752-814",
      "capture_type": "Final"
      }

      Response

      If you receive a 202 HTTP status code, your capture request has been submitted successfully for clearing.