Checkout 3.0
External Payment Methods

External Payment Methods

Supported external payment methods and their prerequisites and configuration requirements.



Avarda offers a full Vipps eCom API integration as part of the standard checkout setup for the Norwegian market. If the merchant would like Vipps to be displayed as a payment option in their checkout, the following steps are necessary.


  • Merchant’s own agreement with Vipps


  • In the Vipps portal – create a new (or use an existing) Sales Unit.
  • Select Avarda as technical Partner for the Sales Unit.

Vipps portal configuration - select Avarda as technical partner for the Sales Unit

  • Provide your Vipps Serial Number to Avarda.

NOTE: Financial reports will be provided by Vipps





All other markets

Avarda will display Paypal as a payment option in the checkout, when used the end customer is redirected back to partner page were the purchase is completed using the partner’s own integration towards PayPal.

New payment method is displayed, if PayPal method is enabled in Partner Onboarding. When PayPal payment method is completed page is redirected to redirectUrl which has to be provided to us by partner in Checkout 3.0 Initialize payment.

Configuration in simple steps:

  1. Partner Onboarding -> Checkout sites -> Enable PayPal checkbox
  2. Pass handleByMerchantCallback in Checkout 3.0 initialization
  3. Provide redirectUrl in Checkout 3.0 initialization
  var handleByMerchantCallback = function(avardaCheckoutInstance) {
    console.log("Handle external payment here");
    // Unmount Checkout from page when external payment is handled
    "handleByMerchantCallback": handleByMerchantCallback,
    "redirectUrl": ""

PayPal payment panel should be displayed, if PayPal is enabled in Partner Onboarding.

PayPal payment option available in Checkout

After user select one of these external payment methods, the callback defined during initialization will be run.