The Refund API can be used to refund the money for a completed charge, should your customer request for one or you see any other need to do so. For example, a wrong purchase was made, or the customer changed their mind.
There are two types of refunds:
- Partial refund: You can issue multiple partial refunds, as long as the total amount refunded is not greater than the total charge amount
- Full refund: This refunds the charged amount in full
Xendit does not charge any additional fees for you to perform a refund. Thus, when you refund a charge:
- The variable component fee (default: 2.9% transaction value) incurred upon a successful charge will be refunded to you.
- The fixed fee component will be refunded only if you issue a full (and not partial) refund. When you issue a full refund, your customer will be able to receive the full amount of money that they were charged.
Refunds can be issued via API. Request for refunds are:
curl https://api.xendit.co/credit_card_charges/:credit_card_charge_id/refunds -X POST \
-u xnd_development_O46JfOtygef9kMNsK+ZPGT+ZZ9b3ooF4w3Dn+R1k+2fT/7GlCAN3jg==: \
-H X-IDEMPOTENCY-KEY: unique-id-12345 \
-d amount=17000 \
$options['secret_api_key'] = "xnd_development_O46JfOtygef9kMNsK+ZPGT+ZZ9b3ooF4w3Dn+R1k+2fT/7GlCAN3jg==";
$xenditPHPClient = new XenditClientXenditPHPClient($options);
$credit_card_charge_id = "5877255293ff67900c6aa64e";
$amount = 15000;
$external_id = "unique-external-id";
$response = $xenditPHPClient->issueCreditCardRefund($credit_card_charge_id, $amount, $external_id);
To look at the full Refund API references, please refer to our API reference .