WeChat Pay

Reach 600 million Chinese shoppers around the world


WeChat Pay is rapidly becoming a keystone payment method for businesses wanting to reach Chinese shoppers, both home and abroad. Originally a messaging app (like WhatsApp) WeChat has evolved into an ecosystem that allows Chinese shoppers to chat, browse, and make payments, all in one place - making shopping as easy as chatting to your friends.

 

  • 600 million active users
  • Frictionless payments with minimal steps
  • No local entity required
  • Refunds supported

How it works on mobile

 

Select WeChat Pay

Shopper selects WeChat Pay from list of payment methods.

Review transaction

The WeChat app automatically opens, and transaction details are displayed.

Enter PIN

Shopper enters PIN or uses touch ID to confirm payment.

Payment complete

Shopper directed to payment success page and the payment is complete.


How it works within WeChat

 

Shopping inside WeChat

Shopper browses items in the merchant's official WeChat account, and chooses an item to purchase.

Review transaction

Shopper is directed to WeChat Pay, where transaction details are displayed.

Pay with Touch ID

Confirm payment

Shopper confirms payment with Touch ID or PIN.

Payment complete

Shopper directed to payment success page and the payment is complete.


How it works desktop-to-mobile

 

QR code automatically generated

A QR code is automatically generated and displayed to the shopper.

Scan QR code

Shopper opens WeChat and scans the QR code. The transaction details are then displayed on the screen.

Confirm payment

Shopper confirms payment with Touch ID or PIN.

Payment complete

Shopper directed to payment success page and the payment is complete.


Accept WeChat Pay with Adyen

Adyen offers a full service WeChat Pay solution, including reconcilliation, reporting and settlement services.

Market Chinese shoppers around the world
Payment currencies CNY, EUR, JPY, HKD, USD, CAD, GBP, AUD, NZD
Settlement currencies USD, CAD, JPY, HKD, AUD, NZD, EUR, GBP
Supported channels Ecommerce, mcommerce & point of sale
Refunds Yes
Partial refunds Yes

 

Ready to integrate?

Client Side Encryption

The Hipercard integration checkout takes place on your site, so you keep full control over the design and customer data. Payment data is encrypted before it passes through your system, which reduces your scope of PCI compliance.

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 comply with strict PCI security audits.

Directory Lookup

Dynamically serve a targeted list of relevant payment methods based on your shoppers’ location, basket value or currency.