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Getting started with your sandbox

Before you start using your PaymentsPlus sandbox, review the following to get started.

  1. Processing payments.
  2. PaymentsPlus user guide.
  3. REST API reference and Tutorials.

Once familiar with the documentation, the simplest way to get started with your sandbox is to take one of the below sample files and:

  1. Update the <PaymentDate> to today's date,
  2. Update the <BuyerCode> to the Buyer Code detailed in your welcome email, and
  3. Update the <YourEmail> with your email address so that you can receive the remittances.

Then upload the file into the sandbox using either method:

  • Sign in and click Upload File in the Payments menu, or
  • POST /files/{fileIdentifier}/upload using the PaymentsPlus REST API

The payment file format is Australian payment import CSV.

Sample domestic file

H,<BuyerCode>,TESTPAYER,TESTFILE001,<PaymentDate>,AUD,4
E,,REF00001,36.04,REF00001,062-000,000002,Payee 02,,,
R,EMAIL,Payee 01,Addressee 01,Level 1,Recipient Building,,Sydney ,NSW,2000,AU,,<YourEmail>,
I,1000000001,1000000001,26082016,01092016,36.04,36.04,Desc 1,0,Ded Desc 1
B,,REF00002,100.00,401234,1234500012,,,
O,,DebtorInformation 1,50.00,EndToEndId 1,032000000007,BBAN,Payee 1,,,Remittance Information 1, Remittance Information 2
R,NONE,Payee 03,,Level 3,Recipient Street 1,,Sydney,NSW,2000,AU,,,,
T,3,186.04

Sample international file

H,<BuyerCode>,TESTPAYER,TESTFILE001,<PaymentDate>,AUD,4
OTT,,REF00007,759.63,USD,REF00007,WBC12345XXX,032000000026,,Payee 07,Level 1,Recipient Address,,Sydney,NSW,2000,AU,,,,,,
R,EMAIL,Payee 07,Addressee 07,Level 1,Wallsend Plaza,,Wallsend,NSW,2287,AU,,<YourEmail>,,,
T,1,759.63
Disclaimer

The information contained in this publication is provided for learning purposes only and is subject to change. Revisions may be issued from time to time that encompass changes or additions to this module.

This is a guide only and it is not comprehensive. It does not impinge on or overrule any formal arrangement you may enter into with the Bank. The Bank and its officers shall not have any liability for any losses of any kind incurred in connection with any action, inaction or decision taken in reliance on the information herein or for any inaccuracies, errors or omissions. In this publication references to the "Bank" are to Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 and to any of its operating Divisions, including BankSA and St.George.