Boleto Bancário

52% of Brazillian e-Commerce shoppers complete their payments via Boleto Bancário.

44% of Boleto users also use the service to make transactions cross-border.

30% of Boleto Bancário transactions originate on a mobile device.

What Is Boleto Bancário?

Introduced to Brazillian markets in 1993, Boleto initially launched to work solely with cash. Today, Boleto is also the leading bank transfer payment method for online and offline payments. Responsible for over 50 million transactions a month, Boleto is the sole payment method available to 35% of Brazillian consumers with no bank account.

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Payment TypeCommerce ChannelChargebacksRecurringRefunds

Payment Type

Pre-paid

Commerce Channel

E-commerce and in-store

Chargebacks

No

Recurring

No

Refunds

No

How Does It Work?

1
Step 1

Boleto customers preload a barcode registers voucher via cash top where it is scanned in-store or at an ATM.

2
Step 2

Online, the customer logs into their bank's website where they enter their Boleto barcode number.

3
Step 3

The payment is confirmed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

To get a merchant account, all you need to do is send us an application. You’ll be partnered with one of our banking partners in order to provide you with the best merchant account options that are cost-effective and suit your business best.
A merchant account is a business bank account. It’s used to receive payments from debit and credit cards for your products or services. Payments are held in your merchant account until they are settled into your bank account.
The cost of your merchant account will depend on various factors such as the type of industry and/or the level of risk involved in your business. For example, a high-risk merchant account would cost more than a low-risk merchant account.