Mada payment method

Mada is the dominant card card-based payment method in Saudi Arabia. All debit cards issues are mandated to be branded with this local brand. 66% of all those debit cards are cobadged with international brands, VISA and Mastercard, mostly for international use. 

Mada is the most common ecommerce payment method in Saudi Arabia. The government is encouraging its use and has made it  mandatory when processing locally. Mada can also be used over Apple Pay.

  • Dominant on ecommerce channels in Saudi Arabia
  • Backed up by the government
  • All debit cards issues are branded with Mada
  • Direct volume uplift since 85% of issues cards will be accessible when offering this payment method
  • Apple Pay soon supported 

Accept Mada with Adyen

Adyen offers a full service solution, including reconciliation, reporting and settlement services.


Middle East: Saudi Arabia


SAR or any supported currency (FX applicable)

Kanaal Ecommerce
Valuta verwerken SAR
Terugkerende transacties No
Terugstortingen Yes
Gedeeltelijke terugstortingen Yes
Meerdere gedeeltelijke terugstortingen Yes
Meerdere gedeeltelijke captures Yes
3D Secure Yes (mandated in all transactions via redirection to issuer page)
Uitbetalingen Yes
Vertraging bij uitbetaling 3-5 days
Chargeback No


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