Level 2 card data is additional information attached to a credit card transaction. It is recommended for established businesses that process large volumes per transaction or process a high number of transactions on a monthly and/or recurring basis.
See following endpoints when configuring L2 data:
Along with personal consumer card transaction data (Level 1 data), Level 2 data includes details such as tax amount, tax indicator, tax ID, customer code, and shipping information. Different data is collected based on whether the card is American Express®, Mastercard®, and Visa®. You can add default values for Level 2 data when you set up purchasing card payments on the web Dashboard. This data is auto-populated during the transaction.
Each issuing credit card company provides specific qualifying requirements. The credit card company accepts the enhanced Level 2 payment data if a business meets the requirements.
The following fields are part of the Level 2 data requirements:
Indicates the sales tax. An
Taxable status of the transaction, including:
Unique identifier that the merchant or customer uses to identify the purchase, example: a stock-keeping unit (SKU), code, or reference number.
Order number or customer reference number reported as part of the purchase card data.
Discount amount for the transaction. Format: cents.
Freight amount included for the transaction. Format: cents.
Duty amount included for the transaction. Format: cents.
Postal or ZIP code of the delivery location.
Postal or ZIP code of the shipping location
Country code of the delivery location. Format: 3 digits. See the Country code reference for a list of valid values.
Tax ID collected by the merchant for this transaction (Mastercard only).
Description of the purchased item.
The following table provides the parameters to use for a specific credit card.
Mastercard and Visa
Updated 28 days ago