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Order Number

Description The order number is the unique reference to an order. The order number is sent to AfterPay's systems in the authorize request.
Length 50 characters (NL and BE: 34 char)
Allowed characters a-zA-Z0-9._-
Comment The order number is sent as a string into authorize and will become part of the path for all following API requests. Also the order number is visible towards the shopper. Try to use as short order numbers as possible

Capture Number / InvoiceNumber

Description The capture number is the unique reference to a capture / an invoice. The capture number is sent to AfterPay's systems in the capture request.
Length 19
Allowed characters a-zA-Z0-9._-/#
Comment If the invoice number is not part of the capture request, a capture number is generated by AfterPay. If an invoice number is part of the capture request it will become the capture number. In both situations the capture number is part of the capture response. The capture always relates to a specific order. There can not be a capture without an order.

CreditNote Number

Description The creditNote number number is the unique reference to a capture / an invoice. The creditNote number number is sent to AfterPay's systems in the refund request.
Length 19
Allowed characters a-zA-Z0-9._-/#
Comment If the creditNote number is not part of the capture request, a capture number is generated by AfterPay. The creditNote number is part of the refund response. The refund relates always to a specific capture. There can not be a refund without a capture.

ParentTransactionReference

Description The parentTransactionReference is the unique reference to an order. The parentTransactionReference is sent to AfterPay's systems in all requests.
Length 128
Allowed characters a-zA-Z0-9._-/#
Comment The parentTransactionReference is an additional reference for the order. It is normally sent in PSP setups in which both the merchant and also the PSP create their own unique references for the specific order. In those setups the merchant creates the order number and the PSP the parentTransactionReference. It is also used in set-ups in which there is a long (internal) order number and a shorter (customer facing) order numner. It is also part of the settlement file.

TransactionReference

Description The transactionReference is the unique reference to a specific transaction. The transactionReference is sent to AfterPay's systems in all ordermanagement requests (capture / refund / void).
Length 100
Allowed characters a-zA-Z0-9._-/#
Comment The transactionReference is an additional reference for a specific transaction. It is normally sent in PSP setups in which both the merchant and also the PSP create their own unique references. In those setups the merchant creates the invoice / creditNote number and the PSP the transactionReference. It is also part of the settlement file.