Costa Rica

Learn about the dLocal supported payment methods in Costa Rica.

Market specifications

Take a look of all the payment methods available.

Country reference Cards supported Alternative Payment Method supported

Cards

Find all the information about the card supported capabilities.

Capabilities Process Card Payments

Alternative Payments

Learn how to integrate cash, bank transfer or wallet payment.

BN Servicios PayCash Sinpe and Sinpe Móvil


Market specifications

Do you want to know more information about Costa Rica's market? Go to the Unlock your local payment methods in Latin America article.

Country reference

country codecurrency codedocument namedocument formatdocument required?
CRCRCCI9 digitsYes

Cards supported

payment_method_idBrand IDNamepayment_method_typeDetailsAllowed FlowsLogo
CARDVIVisaCARDCredit Card ​DIRECT REDIRECT
CARDVDVisa Debit ​CARDDebit Card ​DIRECT REDIRECT
CARDMCMastercardCARDCredit Card ​DIRECT REDIRECT
CARDMDMastercard Debit ​CARDDebit Card ​DIRECT REDIRECT
CARDAEAmerican ExpressCARDCredit Card ​DIRECT REDIRECT
CARDDCDinersCARDCredit Card ​DIRECT REDIRECT
CARDDIDiscoverCARDCredit Card ​DIRECT REDIRECT
CARDJCJCBCARDCredit Card ​DIRECT REDIRECT

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To offer all the card options that may be available in your integration, send the payment_method_id as CARD.

Alternative Payment Method supported

payment_method_idNamepayment_method_typeDetailsAllowed FlowsLogo
CXBN ServiciosTICKETCash PaymentREDIRECT
CYPayCashTICKETCash PaymentDIRECT REDIRECT
IOSinpe and Sinpe MóvilBANK_TRANSFERBank TransferDIRECT REDIRECT


Cards

Capabilities

Visa CreditVisa DebitMastercard CreditMastercard DebitAmerican ExpressDinersDiscoverJCB
Minimum amount100 CRC100 CRC100 CRC100 CRC100 CRC100 CRC100 CRC100 CRC
RefundsYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
RecurringYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Chargeback optionYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
Chargeback Dispute optionYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes
DescriptorMerchant nameMerchant nameMerchant nameMerchant nameMerchant nameMerchant nameMerchant nameMerchant name

How to process Card Payments?

Learn how to process payments with credit and debit cards with dLocal in our Card Payments section.



Alternative Payment Method

BN Servicios

BN Servicios is a service channel that allows customers to carry out transactions in real-time, securely, and conveniently, without having to queue at bank offices.

It facilitates payments in cash through the BN Servicio business network which includes convenience stores, supermarkets, hardware stores, pharmacies, and car wash businesses. It is a correspondent of Banco Nacional de Costa Rica one of the largest banks in Costa Rica.

Capabilities

BN Servicios
Min. amount1000 CRC
Max. expiration time supported5 days
Notification delayImmediate
RefundsYes
FlowREDIRECT

Request parameters

PropertyTypeDescriptionMandatory?
amountNumberAmount to be charged.Yes
currencyStringCRC

Transaction currency in ISO 4217.
Yes
countryStringCR

Transaction country in ISO 3166.
Yes
payment_method_idStringCX

ID of the selected payment method.
Yes
payment_method_flowStringREDIRECTYes
payer.nameStringName of the payer.Yes
payer.emailStringEmail of the payer.Yes
payer.documentNumberDocument of the payer.Yes
order_idNumberID of the capture given by the merchant in their system. Think of it as an external ID of the capture.No
notification_urlStringNotifications will be sent in every change of status of a payment to the notification_url specified by the merchant.No

Examples

{
    "amount": 1000,
    "currency": "CRC",
    "country": "CR",
    "payment_method_id": "CX",
    "payment_method_flow": "REDIRECT",
    "payer": {
        "name": "Jane Doe",
        "email": "[email protected]",
        "document": "123456789",
        "address": {
            "country": "CR",
            "state": "San Jose",
            "city": "San Jose",
            "zip_code": "8858",
            "street": "Av. Principal",
            "number": "5940"
        }
    },
    "order_id": "34545sk3483kqw0",
    "description": "Tshirt",
    "notification_url": "http://merchantsite.com/notification/new",
    "callback_url": "http://merchantsite.com/success_page"
}
{
    "id": "R-4-1c438f7b-a5de-49a0-83ba-dfm6bd9260fa",
    "amount": 1000,
    "currency": "CRC",
    "payment_method_id": "CX",
    "payment_method_type": "TICKET",
    "payment_method_flow": "REDIRECT",
    "country": "CR",
    "created_date": "2023-06-21T18:47:53.000+0000",
    "status": "PENDING",
    "status_detail": "The payment is pending.",
    "status_code": "100",
    "order_id": "34545sk3483kqw0",
    "description": "Tshirt",
    "notification_url": "http://merchantsite.com/notification/new",
    "redirect_url": "https://pay.dlocal.com/gmf-apm/payments-redirect/M-19feec6b-e77a-4d32-a279-23c5d57f549a"
}

Example ticket

BN Servicios UI built with the information in the example above.

BN Servicios UI built with the information in the example above.

PayCash

PayCash is a payment system enabled in the main commercial chains and banks in Latin America, which allows customers to receive and process cash payments and transfers immediately.

Capabilities

PayCash
Min. amount1000 CRC
Max. expiration time supported5 days
Notification delayImmediate
RefundsYes
FlowDIRECT
REDIRECT

Request parameters

PropertyTypeDescriptionMandatory?
amountNumberAmount to be charged.Yes
currencyStringCRC

Transaction currency in ISO 4217.
Yes
countryStringCR

Transaction country in ISO 3166.
Yes
payment_method_idStringCY

ID of the selected payment method.
Yes
payment_method_flowStringDIRECT or REDIRECTYes
payer.nameStringName of the payer.Yes
payer.emailStringEmail of the payer.Yes
payer.documentNumberDocument of the payer.Yes
order_idNumberID of the capture given by the merchant in their system. Think of it as an external ID of the capture.No
notification_urlStringNotifications will be sent in every change of status of a payment to the notification_url specified by the merchant.No

Examples

{
    "amount": 1000,
    "currency": "CRC",
    "country": "CR",
    "payment_method_id": "CY",
    "payment_method_flow": "DIRECT",
    "payer": {
        "name": "Jane Doe",
        "email": "[email protected]",
        "document": "123456789",
        "address": {
            "country": "CR",
            "state": "San Jose",
            "city": "San Jose",
            "zip_code": "8858",
            "street": "Av. Principal",
            "number": "5940"
        }
    },
    "order_id": "34545sk3483kqw0",
    "description": "Tshirt",
    "notification_url": "http://merchantsite.com/notification/new",
    "callback_url": "http://merchantsite.com/success_page"
}

{
    "id": "D-4-65dd4581-3e61-554r-a5b4-4c930fd28d21",
    "amount": 1000,
    "currency": "CRC",
    "payment_method_id": "CY",
    "payment_method_type": "TICKET",
    "payment_method_flow": "DIRECT",
    "country": "CR",
    "bank_transfer": {},
    "ticket": {
        "type": "CUSTOM",
        "reference": 2881686593231689,
        "expiration_date": "2023-06-17T23:59:59.000+0000",
        "provider_name": "apm-paycash",
        "provider_logo": "logo",
        "image_url": "https://pay.dlocal.com/gmf-apm/payments/M-567711dd-tt65-4d84-b01a-e31632c21e76",
        "amount": 1000,
        "currency": "CRC"
    },
    "created_date": "2023-05-11T22:09:03.000+0000",
    "status": "PENDING",
    "status_detail": "The payment is pending.",
    "status_code": "100",
    "order_id": "34545sk3483kqw0",
    "notification_url": "http://merchantsite.com/notification/new"
}

Example ticket

PayCash UI built with the information in the example above.

PayCash UI built with the information in the example above.

Sinpe and Sinpe Móvil

Sinpe is a service channel that allows customers to carry out transactions in real-time, securely, and conveniently, without having to queue at bank offices.

Sinpe is a technological platform developed and managed by the Central Bank of Costa Rica, connecting the country’s financial entities and public institutions through a private telecommunication network. This network facilitates electronic cash transfers between accounts, regardless of the originating bank.

Capabilities

Sinpe and Sinpe Móvil
Min. amount1000 CRC
Max. expiration time supported5 days
Notification delayImmediate
RefundsYes
FlowDIRECT
REDIRECT

Request parameters

PropertyTypeDescriptionMandatory?
amountNumberAmount to be charged.Yes
currencyStringCRC

Transaction currency in ISO 4217.
Yes
countryStringCR

Transaction country in ISO 3166.
Yes
payment_method_idStringIO

ID of the selected payment method.
Yes
payment_method_flowStringDIRECT or REDIRECTYes
payer.nameStringName of the payer.No
payer.emailStringEmail of the payer.No
payer.documentNumberDocument of the payer.No
order_idNumberID of the capture given by the merchant in their system. Think of it as an external ID of the capture.No
notification_urlStringNotifications will be sent in every change of status of a payment to the notification_url specified by the merchant.No

Examples

{
    "amount": 1000,
    "currency": "CRC",
    "country": "CR",
    "payment_method_id": "IO",
    "payment_method_flow": "DIRECT",
    "payer": {
        "name": "Jane Doe",
        "email": "[email protected]",
        "document": "123456789",
        "address": {
            "country": "CR",
            "state": "San Jose",
            "city": "San Jose",
            "zip_code": "8858",
            "street": "Av. Principal",
            "number": "5940"
        }
    },
    "order_id": "34545sk3483kqw0",
    "description": "Tshirt",
    "notification_url": "http://merchantsite.com/notification/new",
    "callback_url": "http://merchantsite.com/success_page"
}
{
    "id": "D-4-081cef84-77t5-4ad0-u776-a88579287cd6",
    "amount": 1000,
    "currency": "CRC",
    "payment_method_id": "IO",
    "payment_method_type": "BANK_TRANSFER",
    "payment_method_flow": "DIRECT",
    "country": "CR",
    "bank_transfer": {
        "bank_name": "ridivi",
        "beneficiary_name": "DLOCAL COSTA RICA, S.R.L.",
        "bank_account": "CR23090100000000105977",
        "bank_account2": "85-356225",
        "bank_account_label": "Cuenta IBAN",
        "bank_account2_label": "SINPE Móvil ",
        "reference": "1210724863760",
        "redirect_url": "https://pay.dlocal.com/gmf-apm/payments/M-31764783-2ab5-7uyy6-86be-e87def9...",
        "user_payment_amount": 10,
        "expiration_date": "2023-12-18T05:59:00.000+0000"
    },
    "ticket": {},
    "created_date": "2023-12-12T13:00:53.000+0000",
    "status": "PENDING",
    "status_detail": "The payment is pending.",
    "status_code": "100",
    "order_id": "34545sk3483kqw0",
    "notification_url": "http://merchantsite.com/notification/new"
}

Example ticket

PayCash UI built with the information in the example above.

Sinpe UI built with the information in the example above.