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 Brazilian shoppers who do not have a bank account.

  • Settlement within 3-4 days
  • Lower risk of fraud
  • No chargebacks
  • ​No credit limits

How Boleto works on desktop

Form comes pre-filled

In most cases the form comes pre-filled with the customer's details.

Download voucher

The voucher is generated and download starts automatically.


Pay voucher

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.


Voucher barcode

Online, the customer enters the barcode taken from the voucher.


The shopper schedules the payment.


The payment receipt is generated.

How Boleto works on mobile

Select Boleto

The shopper chooses Boleto.

Personal details

The shopper fills out personal details.

Download voucher

The barcode reference is issued and downloaded automatically.


Copy the barcode

Voucher is generated.

Banking app

The shopper then copies the barcode and uses in their banking app.

Online banking

Or the shopper pays using internet banking.

Accept Boleto with Adyen

Adyen offers the following with our Boleto integration:

Market Brazil
Settlement currency


Channel Ecommerce
Processing currencies BRL
Settlement delay 2-3 days
Full reconciliation Yes

Different commissions apply depending on the payment method.

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