Vendor requirements

Initially, you do not need all your vendor's information to submit the request to immediately begin processing transactions; however, to fully board your vendor, you must collect all the necessary Know Your Customer (KYC), banking, and any additional required information from them, and submit to BlueSnap for verification.

Property NameTypeRequiredDescription
payout-typestringRequiredMethod of payout to vendor.
Possible values:

For details on each payout method and its applicability, refer these descriptions.
base-currencystringRequiredPayout currency for vendor's bank account.
Possible values:
AUD β€” Australia Dollar
CAD β€” Canada Dollar
CHF β€” Switzerland Franc
DKK β€” Denmark Kroner
EUR β€” Euro
GBP β€” United Kingdom Pound
HKD β€” Hong Kong Dollar
JPY β€” Japan Yen
NOK β€” Norway Kroner
NZD β€” New Zealand Dollar
SEK β€” Sweden Kroner
USD β€” US Dollar
name-on-accountstringRequiredName on bank account for vendor.
Valid value: 3–140 alphanumeric characters
bank-account-classstringRequiredType of bank account.
Possible values:
bank-account-typestringRequiredAccount type.
Possible values:
bank-namestringRequiredName of vendor bank.
Maximum 140 characters.
bank-idstringEither bank-id or swift-bic is required, but not both.Bank identifier, routing number, sort code, or BSB.
Maximum 35 characters.
countrystringRequiredCountry code of vendor bank.
Refer to Country codes
statestringRequired if country is US or CAState & Province code.
Refer to State and Province Codes
citystringOptionalCity of vendor bank.
Maximum 40 characters.
addressstringOptionalStreet address of vendor bank.
Maximum 60 characters.
zipstringOptionalZip/Postal code of vendor bank.
Maximum 10 characters.
bank-account-idstringEither bank-account-id or iban is required, but not both.Vendor bank account number.
Maximum 34 characters.
ibanstringEither bank-account-id or iban is required, but not both.Vendor International Bank Account Number (IBAN).
Between 15–31 alphanumeric characters.
swift-bicstringEither bank-id or swift-bic is required, but not both.The Bank Identifier Code of vendor bank.
Maximum 50 alphanumeric characters.
minimal-payout-amountstringOptionalMinimum amount for which a vendor may be paid out. If the vendor's account balance is below this amount, their balance is carried forward to the next pay cycle.

The currency for minimal-payout-amount is the same as base-currency.

Note: We highly recommend setting this value to 25 or more to avoid payout delays and negative balances.
payment-referencestringOptionalReference text that appears on your vendor's bank statement when they are paid out. If left blank, this is the standard message (i.e. "BlueSnap Payment for Merchant {Merchant ID}"). Learn more.

Up to 100 alphanumeric characters.

Note: Not applicable if payout-type is ACH and base-currency is CAD.
refund-reserveintegerOptionalVendor's Refund Reserve, which are account funds that are set aside (not paid out) to enable you to issue refunds even when the vendor's account balance is low. The Refund Reserve balance accrues from sales, and once the Refund Reserve amount is met, all additional sales are applied to the next payout.

The currency for refund-reserve is the same as base-currency.

Note: We recommend setting this value to avoid having a failed refund operation.