Create Plan

The Create Plan request enables you to set up a subscription billing plan and define the plan's settings, such as the charge frequency, amount, currency, trial period, initial charge amount, and so on.

For more information about working with subscriptions, see the Subscriptions tutorial.

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Need help setting up your plans?

If you need assistance with creating billing plans, please contact Merchant Support.


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Tip

You can test out a request that hits our sandbox in real-time. Follow the instructions here to use the "Try It!" feature on the right side.

Request Content

Send a plan object, with the following:

Property

Type

Required

chargeFrequency

string

required

gracePeriodDays

integer

optional

trialPeriodDays

integer

optional

initialChargeAmount

decimal

optional

name

string

required

currency

string

required

maxNumberOfCharges

integer

optional

recurringChargeAmount

decimal

required

chargeOnPlanSwitch

boolean

optional

Response Details

If successful, the response HTTP status code is 200 OK. The response contains the plan object. The planId appears in the response body and the location header.

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Examples

Request Examples

curl -v -X POST https://sandbox.bluesnap.com/services/2/recurring/plans \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-H 'Accept: application/json' \ 
-H 'Authorization: Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ=' \
-d '
{
    "chargeFrequency": "MONTHLY",
    "name": "Gold Plan",
    "currency": "USD",
    "recurringChargeAmount": 29.99
}'
curl -v -X POST https://sandbox.bluesnap.com/services/2/recurring/plans \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-H 'Accept: application/json' \ 
-H 'Authorization: Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ=' \
-d '
{
    "chargeFrequency": "MONTHLY",
    "gracePeriodDays": 10,
    "trialPeriodDays": 14,
    "initialChargeAmount": 100,
    "name": "Gold Plan",
    "currency": "USD",
    "maxNumberOfCharges": 12,
    "recurringChargeAmount": 29.99,
    "chargeOnPlanSwitch": true
}'

Response Examples

{
    "chargeFrequency": "MONTHLY",
    "name": "Gold Plan",
    "planId": 2111110,
    "currency": "USD",
    "recurringChargeAmount": 29.99,
    "status": "ACTIVE"
}
{
    "chargeFrequency": "MONTHLY",
    "gracePeriodDays": 10,
    "trialPeriodDays": 14,
    "initialChargeAmount": 100,
    "name": "Gold Plan",
    "planId": 2111111,
    "currency": "USD",
    "maxNumberOfCharges": 12,
    "recurringChargeAmount": 29.99,
    "chargeOnPlanSwitch": true,
    "status": "ACTIVE"
}

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API Explorer

To test out a basic API request, click the "Try It!" button in the right-hand column to test using the default, pre-populated sample values. To test with your own values, edit the parameter fields below. You'll see them populate in the right-hand column and you can click the "Try It!" button to submit your test request and see a response.

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