Boleto Bancário, commonly known as Boleto, is a popular Brazilian cash-based payment method with 15% market share. It is also the only payment method available for the 35% of shoppers who do not have a bank account.
Payment is made with a voucher that is issued at checkout and paid at a Brazilian bank or participating shop, online with internet banking or on mobile with a banking app. The benefits of Boleto include:
- Settlement within 3-4 days
- No risk of fraud
- No chargebacks
- No credit limits
How it works on desktop
Form comes pre-filled
In most cases the form comes pre-filled with the customer's details.
The voucher is generated and download starts automatically.
The voucher can be paid at an ATM or in a bank, lottery store, convenience store, or supermarket.
Pay with internet banking
It is also possible to pay the voucher online with internet banking. Most banking apps make it possible to scan the barcode.
Online, the customer enters the barcode taken from the voucher.
The shopper schedules the payment.
The payment receipt is generated.
How it works on mobile
The shopper chooses Boleto.
The shopper fills out personal details.
The barcode reference is issued and downloaded automatically.
Copy the barcode
Voucher is generated.
The shopper then copies the barcode and uses in their banking app.
Or the shopper pays using internet banking.
Accept Boleto with Adyen
Adyen offers the following with our Boleto integration:
Adyen processing fee + payment method fee
Commission per transaction, may differ per region.
The Adyen platform supports all key payment methods globally.
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Client Side Encryption
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Adyen's API integration
Host your own payment pages and in-app checkout screens with control of transaction management and shopper data. With this integration, data is routed to your own server, so you must be PCI compliant.
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