The commonRequest object allows to transmit general information about an operation.

It has the following optional attributes:

Attribute Required Format

Transaction source. The possible values are:

  • EC for e-commerce.

    Default parameter used in case no values have been populated or if the populated value is different from possible values.

  • MOTO for a MOTO order.
  • CC for a call center.
  • OTHER for another sales channel.

Only the EC value allows to create a transaction with 3D Secure.

The other values must only be used for MOTO payments, where 3D Secure is non-applicable.


Transaction creation date and UTC time in ISO 8601 format defined by W3C.

Example: 2016-07-16T19:20:00Z

If the value of this attribute is too different from the current time, the query will be rejected (error code 13).

dateTime ans..40

Number of the merchant acceptance agreement.

If the field is populated, make sure you use the agreement that corresponds to the card scheme.

E.g. a CB agreement cannot be used for an AMEX transaction.


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