WeChat Pay

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Introduction

WeChat Pay is a mobile payment and digital wallet service by WeChat based in China that allows users to make mobile payments and online transactions.

User Experience

At online checkout, the consumer chooses WeChat Pay as their preferred payment method:

WeChat Pay - User Journey - 1

The customer is directed to a WeChat-hosted payment page where a QR code is presented:

WeChat Pay - User Journey - 2

The customer scans the QR code with their WeChat app to proceed:

WeChat Pay - User Journey - 2

They can then review the details of the payment:

WeChat Pay - User Journey - 4

The customer enters their password to complete the payment:

WeChat Pay - User Journey - 5

The customer then sees confirmation of the completed payment:

WeChat Pay - User Journey - 6

Details

How to enable WeChat Pay

If you wish to enable this payment method, please contact your Viva Wallet sales representative. Alternatively, you can contact us directly via our live chat facility, by simply clicking on the live chat icon in the bottom right-hand corner of this page.

Merchant Categories

There are some merchant categories that are not eligible to have WeChat Pay enabled. If your business is in one of these categories, you will not be able to accept payments through WeChat Pay:

Merchant Category (MCC) Description
5094 Precious Stones and Metals, Watches and Jewelry
5122 Drugs, Drug Proprietors, and Druggist’s Sundries
5499 Misc. Food Stores – Convenience Stores and Specialty Markets
5912 Drug Stores and Pharmacies
5962 Direct Marketing – Travel Related Arrangements Services
5966 Direct Marketing- Outbound Telemarketing Merchant
5967 Direct Marketing – Inbound Teleservices Merchant
5999 Miscellaneous and Specialty Retail Stores
7322 Debt collection
7995 Betting (including Lottery Tickets, Casino Gaming Chips, Off-track Betting and Wagers)
7996 Amusement Parks, Carnivals, Circuses, Fortune Tellers
9223 Bail and Bond Payments

Payment method icon

If desired, you can download and use this icon on your site or online store, in order to show customers you offer WeChat Pay as a payment method:

Payment Method Icon - WeChat Pay

Get Support

If you would like to integrate with Viva Wallet, or if you have any queries about our products and solutions, please see our Get Support page to see how we can help!