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GOCARDLESS API

Build better, smarter, faster with our API

Collect bank debit payments across 30+ countries from a single, hassle-free integration.

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Build better, smarter, faster with our API
We speak your language

We speak your language

Client libraries for PHP, Java, Ruby, Python, and .NET

Simple to develop & test

Simple to develop & test

End-to-end testing in our free sandbox environment

API-first technology

API-first technology

Clean, modern RESTful API built from the ground up

International payments

International payments

Localised payments for 30+ countries in a single integration.

Simple to integrate

// Code example for creating a subscription

$client = new \GoCardlessPro\Client(array(
  'access_token' => 'your_access_token_here',
  'environment'  => \GoCardlessPro\Environment::SANDBOX
));

$client->subscriptions()->create([
  "params" => ["amount" => 40,
               "currency" => "AUD",
               "name" => "Premium Subscription",
               "interval_unit" => "monthly",
               "day_of_month" => 1,
               "metadata" => ["order_no" => "ABCD1234"],
               "links" => ["mandate" => "MA123"]]
]);
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Made for recurring payments

97.5% payment success

GoCardless customers can enjoy a payment success rate of 97.5% at the first attempt.

Intelligent payment retries

Success+ uses recurring payment intelligence to schedule payment retries on the optimal day for each customer. Reduce your failure rate by a further 15% with Success+.

Collect international payments

Provide a great payment experience for customers in over 30 countries including the UK, Eurozone countries, the USA and Australia.

Moving to GoCardless was the natural step in our payments evolution to allow us to scale, without payments being the limiting factor.

Chris Latchford, Global Head of Payments Strategy, Funding Circle

Made for payment success

Made for payment success

Collect 97.5% of payments successfully, at the first time of asking. When a payment does fail, sit back and let Success+ schedule payment retries on the best day for each customer.

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Built for security and scale

ISO27001 certified

Security protocols across our business, services and products have been fully audited and certified with this globally-recognised international standard.

GDPR compliant

The GoCardless global data risk management programme is built to strict GDPR standards and applies privacy best practices to help protect and respect personal data.

Trusted by global businesses

GoCardless processes $13bn+ annually, and has been funded by prestigious investors including Google Ventures and Salesforce Ventures.

Compliance built-in

We handle the complexities of bank debit across 30+ countries in a single integration.

When your engineers actively want to integrate with GoCardless, you know it’s a scalable solution.

Peter Vanhee, Head of Technology, Comic Relief

A robust set of tools and resources

Expert developer support

Our team of API specialists is on hand to answer queries and offer support as you’re building your integration.

Free sandbox environment

End-to-end testing in our free sandbox environment

Copy and paste code samples

We’ve worked hard to make building with our API as painless as possible.

Clear documentation

Full reference documentation including step by step guides.

Trusted by over 70,000 businesses worldwide

  • SiteMinder & Recurring Payments

    SiteMinder & Recurring Payments

    "We know exactly how much we will be paying. This level of visibility is massive for our global business."

  • Autotask & Recurring Payments

    Autotask & Recurring Payments

    "With GoCardless, we don’t rely on customers making a ‘push’ payment-this has helped us reduce our DSOs."

  • Payments at scale

    Payments at scale

    “GoCardless was the most simple, reliable and advanced Direct Debit system we found.”

  • More control over cash flow

    More control over cash flow

    “We process around seven billion dollars in rent, and half of that in payments, so it’s critical that we have a reliable, cost-effective payments partner we can trust.”

  • Speed to market and easy-to-use API

    Speed to market and easy-to-use API

    “GoCardless has provided invaluable support in getting to market very quickly with recurring payments."

  • Saves on admin and transaction fees

    Saves on admin and transaction fees

    “We wanted a solution that would integrate easily into our existing workflows and that could provide solid reporting – GoCardless ticks all of those boxes.“

  • intY & Recurring Payments

    intY & Recurring Payments

    "With GoCardless, the whole accounting process is faster and we’ve eliminated billing errors."

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