Baloto

Baloto is one of Columbia’s most popular cash payment methods. It allows customers to pay bills, send and collect money electronically. Baloto’s popularity is due to its convenient voucher system. The customer receives a voucher reference number which can be paid at more than 10,000 stores across Columbia.

Baloto is a server to server only payment method to increase conversion

Transaction Types

Meaning

Success return codes

PA

Successful generation of the Oxxo payment slip. The shopper can go and pay for it at any Oxxo store in Mexico.

000.000.000 000.100.112 (on staging)

RC

Successful payment of the Oxxo payment slip. The payment of the Oxxo slip is asynchronous and hence the confirmation will usually come in within 1-3 business days

000.000.000

Initial Request

//send POST to https://test.oppwa.com/v1/payments
//Header -H "Authorization: Bearer OGE4Mjk0MTg0ZTczNjAxMj1234E2YTE1YjB8ZjJGRUtacXRCUA=="
//API credentials
entityId=8a8294174ae8145684aedfd75aa1d79 //entityId without authentication"
//API credentials end
amount=10.00
paymentType=PA
currency=COP
merchantTransactionId=123456
paymentBrand=BALOTO
billing.country=CO
shopperResultUrl=http://google.com //Although there is no re-direct back from the Boleto to your shop, our API requires this parameter to be present
testMode=EXTERNAL

Successful Response

{
"id": "8ac7a49f6855fc58016858092e4d6e26",
"paymentType": "PA",
"paymentBrand": "BALOTO",
"amount": "10.00", "currency":
"COP", "descriptor": "9201.9521.3874 Baloto_Test_Mexico ",
"merchantTransactionId": "123456",
"result": {
"code": "000.100.112",
"description": "Request successfully processed in 'Merchant in Connector Test Mode'"
},
"resultDetails": {
"ExtendedDescription":
"Transaction succeeded", "AuthCode": "700000000001431901201900010005",
"ConnectorTxID1": "8ac7a49f6855fc58016858092e4d6e26",
"AcquirerResponse": "00"
},
"billing": {
"country": "CO"
},
"redirect": {
"url": "https://primeiropay.com/BALOTO/beda6dbe14f845e2a2e30658b437b32432",
"method": "GET",
"parameters": [
]
},
"buildNumber": "7a657990dc4e456c4b1f78eb30c06a0a20b76d67@2019-01-15 12:29:51 +0000",
"timestamp": "2019-01-16 19:00:25+0000",
"ndc": "8a82941865d7e66c0165e76a6d861c1e_171ecf9107ae48a4a751bb85490c94fe"
}

Re-directing the shopper

From the success response you will be able to extract the URL to where you re-direct the shopper to in order to display the Oxxo slip itself. Please note that the staging environment of the bank may show an error from time to time instead of the actual payment slip.

Retrieve notifications when the Oxxo slip is paid

Please refer to section webhooks

{
"type":"PAYMENT",
"payload":{
"id":"8ac7a49f6855fc58016858092e4d6e26",
"paymentType":"PA",
"paymentBrand":"BALOTO",
"amount":"10.0",
"currency":"COL",
"presentationAmount":"10.0",
"presentationCurrency":"COL",
"descriptor":"9201.9521.3874 Baloto_Test_Mexico ",
"merchantTransactionId":"123456",
"result":{
"code":"000.100.112",
"description":"Request successfully processed in 'Merchant in Connector Test Mode'",
"randomField983954327":"Please allow for new unexpected fields to be added"
},
"resultDetails":{
"ExtendedDescription":"Transaction succeeded",
"AcquirerResponse":"00",
"AuthCode":"700000000001431901201900010005",
"ConnectorTxID1":"8ac7a49f6855fc58016858092e4d6e26"
},
"billing":{
"country":"CO"
},
"authentication":{
"entityId":"8a82941865d7e66c0165e76a6d861c1e"
},
"redirect":{
"url":"https://primeiropay.com/BALOTO/beda6dbe14f845e2a2e30658b437b32432",
"method":"GET",
"parameters":[
{
"name":"barcode",
"value":"700000000001431901201900010005"
}
]
},
"risk":{
"score":""
},
"timestamp":"2019-01-16 19:00:25+0000",
"ndc":"8a82941865d7e66c0165e76a6d861c1e_171ecf9107ae48a4a751bb85490c94fe",
"merchantAccountId":"8a82941865d7e66c0165e76c483f1c26"
}
}

Field specifications

Name

Description

Format

Example

amount

Amount of the payment request. The dot is used as a decimal separator.

N13 0- 9{1,10}.0 -9{2}

1.00

currency

Currency Code according to ISO 4217 specifications of the payment request’s amount

A3 a-zA-Z{3}

COP

paymentBrand

The brand specifies the method for the request

AN32 a-zA-Z0- 9_ {1,32}

BALOTO

paymentType

The payment type for the request

A2

PA

entityId

The entity for the request. (e.g. channel)

AN32 a-zA-Z0- 9{32}

8a8294174ae82ada014 aedfd75aa1d79

merchantTransactionID

Merchant-provided reference number

AN255 \s\S{1,25 5}

1234

billing.country

Billing Country (has to be MX for Oxxo to work.

A2

MX