The life cycle of an installment payment transaction
Depending on the capture date, the first installment will have exactly the same features as an immediate payment or a deferred payment.
By default, the following installments will have the Waiting for authorization status. The buyer’s bank will be able to reject the authorization request. The payment gateway will then inform the merchant by e-mail that the transaction has been declined.
- By default: on the desired capture date,
- With anticipated authorization: depending on the selected payment method, on D-Δ before the desired capture date (see chapter The “Anticipated authorizations” service).
The following installments go through the steps specified in the diagram below (case of an authorization request that is not resent):
In any case, canceling an installment never implies that the upcoming installments will be canceled.