Credit Card Payments

Billing / Credit Card Payments How to Enable the Credit Card Updater Feature

Paya offers a card account updater feature, which automatically updates card-on-file information. Clients must sign up for this feature through Paya, prior to enabling this feature.

To enable the card account updater feature:

  1. Log in to the organization’s admin account and click My Profile.
  2. Click the Settings tab and select Additional Settings.
  3. Under Merchant Settings, select the Enable Card Account Updater checkbox.
  4. A “Secure Token” field will appear, enter the Secure Token API credential provided by Paya.
    • Secure Token is a required field that will be sent to Paya to authorize the card account updater feature.
  5. Click Save Settings.

Please note, users cannot edit their credit cards on file. When clients’ credit cards are automatically updated, the previous card is deleted and the new credit card is added to their account.

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Billing / Credit Card Payments Setting up Paya

Paya offers a Card Account Updater feature that automatically updates card-on-file information. Organizations need to request/sign up for this feature through Paya prior to enabling the feature in their CentralReach account. Once this has been requested, Paya will provide a Secure Token API credential to enter into the organization’s CentralReach settings. 

After obtaining credentials from Paya:

  1. Log in to the organization’s admin account and click My Profile.
  2. Click the Settings tab and then click Additional Settings.
  3. Select Paya from the “Select Merchant” drop-down.
  4. Enter the API credentials provided by Paragon via email into the following fields:
    • Username
    • Password
    • Gateway ID
  5. Click Save Settings.

For HSA/FSA credit cards, the account should be set up in Paya with the 8099 SIC code. Contact Paya for more information.

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