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Quick start

Use the QR API to generate QR codes that redirect the user back to a URL. You can get a list of all QR codes or delete a QR. If needed, you can update the redirect URL at a later time.



Review Vipps quick start guides for information about getting your test environment set up.

Step 1: Get the Postman collection and environment

Save the following files to your computer:

Step 2: Import the Postman files

  1. In Postman, click Import in the upper-left corner.
  2. In the dialog that opens, with File selected, click Upload Files.
  3. Select the two files you have just downloaded and click Import.

Step 3: Set up Postman environment

  1. Click the down arrow, next to the "eye" icon in the top-right corner, and select the environment you have imported.
  2. Click the "eye" icon and, in the dropdown window, click Edit in the top-right corner.
  3. Fill in the Current Value for the following fields to get started. For the first three keys, go to Vipps Portal > Utvikler -> Test Keys.
    • client_id - Merchant key is required for getting the access token.
    • client_secret - Merchant key is required for getting the access token.
    • Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key - Merchant subscription key.
    • merchantSerialNumber - Merchant id.
    • mobileNumber - The mobile number for the test app profile you have received or registered.

Make API calls

For all of the following, you will start by sending request Get Access Token. This provides you with access to the API.

The access token is valid for 1 hour in the test environment and 24 hours in the production environment. See the API reference for details about the calls.

A Merchant redirect QR

Under the Merchant Redirect QR folder:

  1. Send request Generate QR.

    This creates a QR that works as a redirect back to the merchant. The website is specified as the redirectUrl in the POST:/qr/v1/merchant-redirect request.

    The qr-id variable is now set in the environment for use with subsequent calls.

    Ctrl+click the link to see the QR code. Scanning the QR should open the website on your phone.

    Please note: The result from Generate QR provides a url with its own JWT token. This token will expire. If so, get a new token by calling Get QR.

  2. Send request Get QR by id.

    This gets the QR for the specified qr-id in GET:/qr/v1/merchant-redirect/{{qr-id}}.

    Ctrl+click the link to see the QR code. When you scan it, it will take you to the specified URL.

  3. Send request Update redirectUrl by id.

    This changes the URL for the QR code with the specified qr-id in PUT:/qr/v1/merchant-redirect/{{qr-id}}.

  4. Send request Delete QR by id.

    This deletes the QR code with the specified qr-id in DEL:/qr/v1/merchant-redirect/{{qr-id}}.

  5. Send request Get all QRs.

    This gets all the QRs by calling GET:/qr/v1/merchant-redirect request.

See the QR API Specifications for details about the calls.

One-Time Payments

Under the One-Time Payment QR folder:

  1. Send request Initiate Payment.

    This uses POST:/ecomm/v2/payments or POST:/v3/psppayments/init/ from the Vipps eComm API.

    The orderId and vippsLandingPageUrl variables are now in the environment of this Postman example

  2. Send request Generate OTP QR. This supplies vippsLandingPageUrl to POST:/qr/v1 to provide a url that can be used to show a QR code.

    Ctrl+click the link to see the QR code. Scanning the QR should open the test app on your phone and allow you to complete the one-time purchase.