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Setting up the sandbox environment

Use the Revolut Business Sandbox environment to test your Merchant account integration before you push the code changes to the production environment.

Getting started#

To get started, complete the following steps:

  1. Sign up for a Sandbox account on Revolut Business Sandbox environment.
  2. Get the Sandbox API key and use it in the headers of requests on your server side.

Testing payments#


Only test cards will work in the Sandbox environment.

Test using the plugins#

If you have installed one of our plugins, you can test payments by changing the mode of the plugin to the Sandbox mode (or Test mode in some cases). You can find a link to configure each one of our plugins below:

  1. Configuration of the WooCommerce plugin
  2. Configuration of the Prestashop plugin
  3. Configuration of the Magento plugin

Test using the API#

If you are doing your own bespoke implementation or simply testing our APIs, just follow these 2 steps:

  1. Change the address of the endpoints that you want to test from to
  2. Specify the sandbox environment in the second parameter of RevolutCheckout. Here is what it should look like:
type RevolutCheckout = (  token: string,  mode?: 'prod' | 'sandbox' = 'sandbox') => Promise<Instance>;

What's next#

When you are confident that everything works as expected on the Revolut Business Sandbox environment, you can revert the endpoint address back to in both the Merchant API requests and embed script, and replace the Sandbox API key with Production API key in the Merchant API requests.

Now you are ready to accept real payments!

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