PayMongo API Reference

Welcome to the PayMongo developer hub. You'll find comprehensive guides and documentation to help you start working with PayMongo as quickly as possible, as well as support if you get stuck. Let's jump right in!

API Reference    


Before you begin

Available payment methods

  • Cards: Visa and Mastercard
  • E-wallet: GCash
  • In the works: GrabPay

Supported currency
Your Shopify store must be set in Philippine peso (PHP) to use PayMongo. It will not work for other currencies.

If you have a Shopify store, you can integrate with PayMongo with no coding at all! All you'll need is an activated PayMongo account.

  • If you don't have a PayMongo account, you can sign up here
  • If you have an account but haven't activated yet, activate your account here

Installing PayMongo on Shopify

To integrate PayMongo into your Shopify store, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the admin page of your Shopify store (it should have a URL like:
  2. Click "Settings" at the bottom of the left sidebar.
  3. Go to "Payment providers."

Don't worry, it's a little hard to find.

  1. Select "PayMongo" from
  • "Third party payment providers" for credit cards
  • "Alternative payment providers" for GCash
  1. Get your API keys from your dashboard. Use the toggle on the left sidebar to make sure that you're "Viewing live data". The keys you should be getting will start with pk_live and sk_live.

Use the toggle on the left to change between your test keys and your live keys. You'll need your live keys for Shopify.

  1. Place your API keys under "Account information."

If it looks like this, you're doing it right!

  1. Scroll down and click "Activate PayMongo"

You're done! You should now be able to accept Visa, Mastercard and/or GCash payments on your Shopify store.

Updated 4 months ago


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