Charge a Payment

Explore a full, working code sample of a Payment integration with our Application Programming Interface (API). This documentation will outline the basic steps of charging a payment by id or reference number from the policyPay system. With your program set up in our production environment, it will be ready for live testing. When successful testing is completed, real Payments can be created.

Once you submit to the API, you can see the accounts in the UI at by logging in with your given credentials.

You can see all the available REST methods via our Swagger at or

User Credentials

Email: ***

Password: ***

Public Key: ***

Secret Key: ***

Swagger API Endpoint Definitions

Once logged in with your given credentials, navigate to /payments /payment/charge/{ref}.

Selecting Try it out will bring up the request body for your API endpoint definitions. Once filled in completely, selecting Execute will run the API.

A response payload will be returned which includes your API endpoints along with a successul 200 code displayed. See Response Codes below for further details.

Your API endpoint definitions will vary and be custom for your specific needs. The following is an example.

Variable Type Required Notes
ref (path) String Yes Reference number

Postman API Link

An alternate way of using our API is with your given Postman link. The link will take you to your already configured endpoint for you to fill out. In the Body section on Postman, you will find your configured endpoints. Once filled, selecting Send will execute the API call.

Congratulations! You have successfully charged a payment.

Sample JSON Response

  "status": "success",
  "message": "string",
  "order": {
    "status": "Pending",
    "paymentMethod": "credit card",
    "uniqueNumber": "string",
    "amount": 0,
    "fee": 0,
    "orig_amount": 0,
    "billingInfo": {
      "name": "string",
      "phone": "string",
      "email": "string",
      "address1": "string",
      "address2": "string",
      "zip": "string",
      "city": "string",
      "state": "string"
    "itemInfo": {
      "name": "string",
      "description": "string"
    "extra": {
      "company_name": "string"

Response Codes

Code Description
200 Payment charged successfully
400 Failed to create Payment
422 Unprocessable entry
500 Internal server error

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