Over 100,000 merchants offer iDEAL as a payment method.

IDEAL is offered as a payment method by retailers in over 60 countries.

Nearly 70% of all iDEAL payments are paid for via mobile banking apps.

What Is iDEAL?

iDEAL, the most popular payment method in the Netherlands. With one integration, connect to a leading inter-banking system with access to over 60% of Dutch customers making payments online via direct bank transfer.

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Payment TypeCommerce ChannelChargebacksRecurringRefunds

Payment Type

Bank Transfer

Commerce Channel

E-commerce

Chargebacks

Recurring

Refunds

No

How Does It Work?

1
Step 1

The Customer chooses to pay with iDEAL and selects their issuing bank from the list.

2
Step 2

The customer is redirected to their bank’s website to confirm their payment information.

3
Step 3

The customer’s payment is authorised.

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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.