MercadoPago is the payment system developed by MercadoLibre, an e-commerce ecosystem in Latin America. It operates in 18 south-american countries including Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru, and Venezuela.
How does it work for the user?
- The user logs in to his MercadoPago account by entering his email address and password. If the customer doesn’t have a MercadoPago account yet, he will continue the payment as guest.
- The customer selects and verifies the payment option from the list, enters the ccard’s security code and confirms the payment.
- The customer receives a message that the payment was successfully approved and all the payment data will be send to the customer via his registered email address.
How do I enable and use MercadoPago on Gestpay?
Contact Gestpay customer support to create an account on MercadoPago and link to your Gestpay account. Usually this process requires 4/5 business days.
If you want to use the
paymentType tag for this method, the value to use is
S2PMER. See the section How to redirect the customer to a payment method to learn how to use the
An example call is available in the API: MercadoPago Example call.
Credentials for Test Environment
You can ask our customer support to enable MercadoPago in test environments. Once activated, use the following parameters in order to test MercadoPago in test environment.
Here is the test data to test Gestpay integration:
TEST USERS BRAZIL
|Test User 1|
|Test User 2|
CREDIT CARDS BRAZIL
|Card Type||Card number|
|Visa||4235 6477 2802 5682|
|Mastercard||5031 4332 1540 6351|
|American Express||3753 651535 56885|