Payment methods

Accept Via Baloto – Cash-based payments in Colombia

Convenient, secure payments in Colombia. Consumers can pay for their online purchases in cash at more than 13,000 stores across the country with no risk of chargebacks for the merchant.

Key benefits

Accessible online payments for a cash-based market

Via Baloto is a voucher payment widely used in Colombia to pay for online purchases in cash at convenient locations across the country – no need for a bank account.

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Guaranteed payments

Transactions are paid in cash so there's no risk of chargebacks.

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Access a cash market

Open up online payments to the 54% of Colombian consumers that are unbanked.

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A popular local method

15% of online transactions in Colombia are paid for with cash.

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Convenient

Customers can pay at 13,500 stores all across Colombia.

Add Via Baloto to your payments flow

Let's get you up and running with Via Baloto so you can get more value from every transaction. Reach out to our local experts today.

Payment method features

Accept Via Baloto with Checkout.com

Expand your reach and drive better conversion with the payments methods your customers love. Wherever they are.

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Payment type

Cash / Voucher

Merchant countries *

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Qatar, Egypt, Jordan, Pakistan, Australia, China, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, United Kingdom, United States, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay

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Business countries for Via Baloto

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czechia
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Malta
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • United Arab Emirates
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait
  • Oman
  • Bahrain
  • Qatar
  • Egypt
  • Jordan
  • Pakistan
  • Australia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Malaysia
  • New Zealand
  • Singapore
  • United Kingdom
  • United States
  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Ecuador
  • Mexico
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Uruguay

Customer country

Colombia

Min transaction amount

1,000 COP

Max transaction amount

1,000,000 COP

Processing currency

COP, USD

Settlement currency **

COP, USD

Refunds

yes

Partial refunds

yes

Recurring payments

no

Disputes

no

Implementation channels

Desktop and mobile

Processing model

Full service (gateway + collecting)

* Subject to service agreements, legal entity location and presence, and company compliance approval. ** Settlement currencies vary based on merchant agreement

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