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Getting Transaction Data

Request Definition

ParameterName (case sensitive) ParameterType Format Description
requestReference Part of the query endpoint Alphanumeric Assigned prefix + Merchant’s TransactionID

Note: requestReference is the merchant’s transaction ID concatenated with the assigned prefix (e.g. if your assigned prefix is 1234 and merchant ID is 567890, the requestReference will be 1234567890)

clientid Header Alphanumeric The domain of your website
Hash Header This should be sent in the header of the request as hash SHA512 hash of (requestReference+SecretKey)


Raw Request




Accept-Encoding: gzip,deflate

clientid: www.mywebsite.com

Hash:26EF29F38F696BC216C303549BA4CDFE5724C1781D64DECBFBA47CB38F4A68D8DC86C1CB6FCE90315CF3975BDAE7739C9F7FDF6CDD5984DE1A8430B51FA5A30F Host: pwq.sandbox.interswitchng.com
Connection: Keep-Alive

User-Agent: Apache-HttpClient/4.1.1 (java 1.5)

For localhost request, you can use “localhost” as the clientId

Response Definition

Parameter Extra Info Format Description
ResponseCode Alphanumeric Represents the Response Code returned by the Service
ResponseDescription Alphanumeric The domain of your website
Amount Returned if response is successful Numeric The amount paid by the customer in kobo
PaymentReference Alphanumeric Quickteller generated unique ID for the payment (also referred to as the TransactionReference)
TransactionDate Header Datetime Date and time of the transaction


Raw Response


HTTP/1.1 200 OK

Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2013 10:36:04 GMT p3p: CP=”IDC DSP COR ADM DEVi TAIi PSA PSD IVAi IVDi CONi HIS OUR IND CNT” Cache-Control: no-cache
Pragma: no-cache Expires: -1

Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8
Content-Length: 171


{ “PaymentReference”:”FBN|Web|3QTC0001|RS1|131113165041|00000024″,”Amount”:”10000″,” TransactionDate”:”11/13/2013 4:50:41 PM”,”ResponseCode”:”00″,”ResponseDescription”:null}

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