Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and a payment system, born in 2008. Bitcoin is based on advanced cryptography and mathematical proofs, so that the system works without a central repository or a single administrator. Bitcoin is the largest and most famous cryptocurrency, and it works everywhere there is internet.
How does it work for the user?
- Once the user clicks on pay with bitcoin, the customer’s preferred Bitcoin application opens automatically with the payment parameters prefilled.
- The customer has the possibility to monitor the status of the payment
- The customer can return to the merchant website by clicking Return to Merchant button.
How do I enable and use Bitcoin on Gestpay?
Contact Gestpay customer support to setup Bitcoin and Gestpay. This process requires 4/5 business days.
If you want to use the
paymentType tag for this method, the value to use is
S2PBIT. See the section How to redirect the customer to a payment method to learn how to use the
If you send the
LastName and the
PrimaryEmail address the buyer will be redirected to the payment page without filling additional fields.
An example call is available in the API: Bitcoin Example call.
Bitcoin and Test Environment
For Bitcoin payment method there aren’t any test data.