Open API >Information Service >UnionPay Coverage Acceptance Inquiry
UnionPay Coverage Acceptance Inquiry
Information Service Merchant Acquirer Issuer
Inquire on the details of UnionPay business in each country that accepts UnionPay
API Introduction
API Introduction
What is it?

At present, UnionPay is providing superior, efficient and secure payment services to the world's largest group of cardholders. Through this API, we will show you the details of UnionPay business in countries around the world.

Key Features


UnionPay business information are provided directly by UPI, the most reliable source for up-to-date information.

When to Use it?

When traveling abroad or traveling overseas, cardholders can easily know the local card business situation about UnionPay.  They can get local fee collection, credit card privileges and other information in advance before they travel.

Who Use it?
Merchant, Financial Institutions and Developers.
Where to Use it?
This API is available globally except for mainland China
Flow Chart
Flow Chart


Access Flow:

1. API Caller apply to use APIs

2. UPI approve application, update white list and generate key pair, then provide API Caller the public key and user ID (appID)

Call Flow:

3. API Caller uses the public key to encrypt the request message which include caller’s user identity information

4. UPI verify API Caller’s identity, decrypt request message, and return response data encrypted by using private key.

API Reference
API Reference
  • Coverage Acceptance
  • Legal Currency
  • Local Business
Interface description
Retrieve a filtered list of Country/Region by specifying reference criteria noted below.
Request Method
Request Parameter
Field name Identifier Type Length Request Default value Note
Language lang string 4 M:Mandatory en Language of response message. Currently only English is supported. English: en
POS acceptance suptPos boolean O:Optional TRUE Filter the countries supporting POS acceptance by TRUE/FALSE
Cash withdrawal suptATM boolean O:Optional TRUE Filter the countries supporting ATM withdrawal by TRUE/FALSE
Overseas Tax Refund suptOverseaRefund   boolean O:Optional TRUE Filter the countries supporting Overseas Tax Refund by TRUE/FALSE
Synchronous Response parameters
Filed name Identifier Type Length Request Default value Note
Country Code countryCode string 8 M:Mandatory ISO3166-3 country/region code
Country Name countryName string 64 M:Mandatory Country/Region name
Continent Name continentName string 64 M:Mandatory Continent name
Steps to Launch
Steps to Launch

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