The life cycle of a deferred payment transaction

Capture delay shorter than the authorization validity period

(See the diagram “The life cycle of an immediate payment transaction”).

Capture delay longer than the authorization validity period

All the transactions for deferred payments made in automatic validation mode with a successfully completed authorization request for EUR 1 (or information request about the CB network if the acquirer supports it) can be viewed in the Merchant Back Office with the To be validated and authorized status.

The authorization request is automatically sent on the requested capture day, on the condition that the merchant has already validated the transaction.

In the meantime, the merchant may cancel the transaction or change its amount (only smaller amounts can be entered) and/or the capture date. These transactions go through the steps in the diagram below: