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

Initial Request

//send POST to 
//Header -H "Authorization: Bearer OGE4Mjk0MTg0ZTczNjAxMj1234E2YTE1YjB8ZjJGRUtacXRCUA==" 
//API credentials 
entityId=8a8294174ae8145684aedfd75aa1d79 //entityId without authentication"
//API credentials end
shopperResultUrl= //Although there is no re-direct back from the Boleto to your shop, our API requires this parameter to be present 

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": { 
        "Transaction succeeded", "AuthCode": "700000000001431901201900010005", 
        "ConnectorTxID1": "8ac7a49f6855fc58016858092e4d6e26", 
        "AcquirerResponse": "00" 
    "billing": { 
        "country": "CO" 
    "redirect": { 
        "url": "", 
        "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 Baloto 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 Baloto slip is paid

Please refer to section webhooks

      "descriptor":"9201.9521.3874 Baloto_Test_Mexico ",
         "description":"Request successfully processed in 'Merchant in Connector Test Mode'",
         "randomField983954327":"Please allow for new unexpected fields to be added"
         "ExtendedDescription":"Transaction succeeded",
      "timestamp":"2019-01-16 19:00:25+0000",

Field specifications

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