Start receiving payments with Google Pay
Google Pay can be activated for merchants from Switzerland via Payrexx Swiss Collecting. Merchants outside of Switzerland can activate Google Pay via Payrexx Direct.
The country availability for Payrexx Direct can be viewed here:
By activating Google Pay as a payment method, you as a merchant have to accept the Google Pay APIs Acceptable Use Policy and the terms defined in the Google Pay API Terms of Service.
- ✅ One Time Payment
- ✅ Refund
- ✅ Partial Refund
- ❌ Recurring Payments (Subscription)
- ✅ Preauthorization
- ✅ Tokenization
In order to accept payments via Google Pay, the payment method must be activated in your Payrexx account. To do this, click under "Payment providers > Payrexx Swiss Collecting > Configure > Google Pay".
Place the green checkmark under "Google Pay" by clicking on the Google Pay card logo and save your settings.
Activation of Google Pay with Payrexx Swiss Collection
If you cannot use Payrexx Swiss Collecting, we recommend configuring Google Pay within Payrexx Direct. The setup is analogous to the setup listed above.
You can find more information about the activation and configuration of payment methods at the following link:
Only end customers who have Google Pay set up on their device and are logged in can select the payment method in the payment process.
Online payments processed in European Economic Area (EEA) countries must meet the requirements of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) according to the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2).
Payrexx only supports the tokenized authentication method (CRYPTOGRAM_3DS) for Google Pay transactions. Most credit card issuers will accept this as an authentication method, where 3D Secure will not be required.