Mobile Money

This payment option is available to Uganda , Malawi, Rwanda and Kenya merchants.

To initiate a mobile money transaction, a request is made to the mobile money service with a sample request as specified below. A "Transaction is in progress" response with code "INP" is returned from SeerBit. Once the customer authorises the transaction to be processed on his mobile device, the merchant will be notified via Webhook, with the final status of the transaction.

Authentication
Request Body
Response Body
Authentication
curl -X POST
https://seerbitapi.com/api/v2/payments/initiates
-H 'Content-Type: application/json'
-H 'Authorization: Bearer {token}
Request Body
{
"fullName":"john doe",
"email":"johndoe@gmail.com",
"mobileNumber":"08022343345",
"publicKey":"merchant_publicKey",
"paymentReference": "MOMO657485653771987599QWEW1AT",
"deviceType":"nokia 3310",
"sourceIP":"1.0.1.0",
"currency": "UGX",
"productDescription": "snacks",
"country": "UG",
"fee": "1.00",
"amount": "10.01",
"productId":"grocery",
"paymentType":"MOMO"
}
Response Body
{
"status": "SUCCESS",
"data": {
"code": "INP",
"payments": {
"paymentReference": "MOMO657485653771987599QWEW1AT",
"linkingReference": "Cfe6970c28f9a11ea857102e65c5c8516"
},
"message": "Transaction is in progress"
}
}

Field

Description

Type

publicKey

This is available after sign-up

dash board -> settings -> api keys.

String

Required

fullName

customer name

String

Optional

amount

amount to be paid

String

Required

fee

charge on transaction, customer or merchant to bear

whom to bear this can be set on the dashboard by merchant

String

Optional

mobileNumber

customer phone number

String

Required

currency

Currency to perform transaction

String

Required

country

Country the customer is performing transaction

String

Required

paymentReference

Unique payment reference/identifier, To be supplied by the Merchant

String

Required

email

Customer email address

String

Required

productId

Unique identification number of product, To be supplied by Merchant

String

Optional

productDescription

Narration of the transaction

String

Optional

paymentType

This specifies the payment option used {MOMO}

String

Required

deviceType

Costumer's device

String

Optional

sourceIP

Customer IP Address

String

Optional

invoiceNumber

Unique identifier for invoice Transactions to the locate branch payment was made

String

Optional

message

Response message from SeerBit

code

Response code from SeerBit

linkingReference

SeerBit transaction unique identifier