Introduction

The Payment API 2.0 and additional services using the OAuth 2.0 protocol with JSON Web Tokens (JWT) for authentication and authorization. Ratepay will provide you with a set of credentials (client ID and client secret).

warning

The credentials must be handled with care and confidentiality. They are not to be disclosed to any third parties.

To send a request, perform the following steps:

  1. Request an access token from the Ratepay authorization server.
  2. Extract the token from the response.
  3. Include the token in the request to the Payment API or additional service.

authentication flow