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BlueSnap Direct Integration 

The Chargebee-BlueSnap integration is currently released as a beta version. Contact [email protected]  to enable BlueSnap for your Test and Live site.

BlueSnap is an online payment solution for eCommerce, B2B and SaaS companies, specializing in global payment processing and payment gateway solutions. Chargebee seamlessly integrates with BlueSnap and allows you to start accepting card payments immediately. Refer to BlueSnap's documentation to know the currencies and countries supported by them.

Types of Accounts 

BlueSnap has two types of accounts - Sandbox and Live account. You can integrate the Sandbox of BlueSnap with the test site of Chargebee and the live Account of BlueSnap with the live site of Chargebee.

Integration Options 

Listed below are the integration options available between Chargebee and BlueSnap

# Methodology Description PCI Requirements 3DS supported?
1 Chargebee API + BlueSnap Gateway In this method, collecting card information should be handled at your end and passed on to Chargebee via the API. Chargebee will route this card information directly to BlueSnap. High
(card information will be collected by you directly, you will have to take care of PCI Compliance requirements)

For more info, contact [email protected]
2 Chargebee Checkout + BlueSnap Gateway In this method, the card information of the customers are collected by Chargebee's checkout and directly passed on to BlueSnap. Low
(Your PCI compliance requirements are greatly reduced because of Chargebee's checkout. As a merchant using Chargebee's checkout, all you have to do is submit a Self Assessment Questionnaire to stay compliant.)
3. Bluesnap JS + Chargebee API + Bluesnap gateway
In this method, the card details are captured and tokenized on your side by BlueSnap's javascript library and the token is sent to Chargebee. Low
(card details are tokenized by BlueSnap)


In order to configure BlueSnap you will need the username, password, client side encryption key and data protection key.

To configure the data protection key, follow the below steps:

  1. Login to BlueSnap.
  2. Click Payment Methods from the left navigation bar.
  3. Enter a data protection key.
  4. Click Submit. (Click the GIF for a full-screen view.)

To get your username, password and client side encryption key, follow the below steps:

  1. Login to BlueSnap.
  2. Click Settings > API Settings.
  3. Request for API Credentials by setting a new password and click Request for API Credentials.
  4. You will now be able to view the username, password, and client side encryption key. (Click the GIF for a full-screen view.)

Configuring BlueSnap 

To configure BlueSnap in Chargebee, follow the below steps:

  1. Click Settings > Configure Chargebee > Payment Gateway > Add payment Gateway.

  2. Click BlueSnap.

  3. Enter the username, password, client side encryption key and data protection key.

  4. Click Connect.

Configuring Card Settings 

To change the Cards Setting, click the Manage link. The Cards Settings page is displayed.

  • Allow Prepaid cards: Enabling this option allows your customers to use a prepaid card for their transaction.
  • Always retain card information in BlueSnap when customer updates it: Enabling this option stores the updated card information in BlueSnap rather than the default gateway.

Once you have enabled the necessary settings, click Save.

Configuring Webhooks 

Webhooks are indispensable when it comes to integrating Chargebee with BlueSnap as they pass crucial payment information such as payment status, based on which users can take action. Webhooks in this integration should be configured manually. Learn more about webhooks.

To configure webhook in your BlueSnap account, follow the below steps:

  1. Login to your BlueSnap account.

  2. Click Setting › General Settings › Notifications.

  3. Select the Receive Instant Payment Notifications checkbox.

  4. Copy the Notification URL from Chargebee and paste it in IPN URL(s) section.

  5. Select the Send Account Updater checkbox.

  6. Click Submit.
    (Click the GIF for a full-screen view.)

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