RIS Data Submission

When submitting data to RIS, it is recommended to send as much data as possible. As part of the RIS post there are required fields and if not populated an error will be returned in the RIS response. Please refer to the SDK documentation with details on how to submit the data for both optional and required fields.

Attribute Description Data Type & Size Mode
VERS Specifies version of Kount Risk Inquiry Service built into SDK; must be supplied by merchant if not using the SDK. 4 characters alpha-numeric Q,P,X,U
MERC Merchant ID assigned to the merchant by Kount. 6 characters numeric Q,P,X,U
MODE Specifies RIS mode.

Q: RIS call that does not originate from a call center environment.

P: RIS call that originates from a call center environment.

X: Call made after an initial MODE=Q or P request and/or any MODE=U updates have been made. Updates to certain fields can be made and the transaction will be re-evaluated and return an updated RIS response to the merchant.

U: Update call to Kount, does not cause a reevaluation of the transaction but will update what is displayed in the Agent Web Console (AWC). This update call does not count towards the number of RIS transactions purchased. Only certain fields can be updated with MODE=U calls. The PTYP field can only be updated if the initial post to Kount was PTYP=NONE.
1 character alpha-numeric Q,P,X,U
SESS Unique Session ID. Must be unique over a 30-day span. 32 characters alpha-numeric Q,P,X,U
SITE Website identifier of where order originated. 8 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
IPAD Dotted Decimal IPv4 address that the merchant sees coming from the customer. If MODE=P or the Phone to Web exclusion is used, the IPAD field should be hard coded to be 10.0.0.1. Other than MODE=P or Phone to Web, the IPAD field should never be an anonymous IP address (i.e. 10.X.X.X or 192.168.X.X). 16 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
ORDR Merchant’s Order Number 64 characters alpha-numeric Q,P,U
MACK Merchants acknowledgement to ship/process the order.
(Must be Hard coded to "Y"" on initial RIS)
Y or N
1 character (Y,N) QPU
ANID Automatic Number Identification (Caller ID) submitted with order. If the ANI cannot be determined, merchant must pass 0123456789 as the ANID. This field is only valid for MODE=P RIS submissions. 32 characters alpha-numeric P
Payment Information
PTOK Payment token submitted by merchant for order (credit card, payer ID, routing/transit, MICR, and account number).

When using KHASH the BIN is extracted from the PTOK value, Last4 may be passed independently - it is lost during KHASH.

If PTYP is set to None then the PTOK value should be left empty (NULL).POST-AUTH ONLY - If the credit card information is not available and a tokenized value is returned from the payment processor set PTYP=TOKEN and send the token returned from processor in the PTOK field.
32 characters alpha-numeric Q,P,U
LAST4 Last 4 numbers of Credit Card Value 4 characters numeric Q,P,U
PTYP Payment Type submitted by merchant:
APAY - Apple Pay
CARD - Credit Card
**PENC is a required field when PTYP=CARD
PYPL - PayPal
CHEK - Check
NONE - None
TOKEN - Token provided from payment processor
GDMP - Green Dot Money Pack
GOOG - Google Checkout
BLML - Bill Me Later
GIFT - Gift Card
BPAY - BPAY
NETELLER - Neteller
GIROPAY - GiroPay
ELV - ELV
MERCADE_PAGO - Mercade Pago
SEPA - Single Euro Payments Area
INTERAC - Interac
CARTE_BLEUE - Carte Bleue
POLI - POLi
SKRILL - Skrill/Moneybookers
SOFORT - Sofort
4 characters alpha-numeric Q,P,U
PENC RIS Parameter for Payment Encoding  (2 acceptable values)PENC is only required when PTYP=CARD. KHASH or MASK Q,P,X
TOTL Total amount in currency submitted in lowest currency factor. e.g. USD = pennies($1.00 = 100). TOTL must be a natural number including 0. 15 characters numeric Q,P
AUTH Authorization Status returned to merchant from processor.

A: Authorized
D: Declined

In orders where AUTH=A will aggregate towards order velocity of the persona while orders where AUTH=D will decrement the velocity of the persona.
1 character alpha-numeric Q,P,U
CURR Country of currency submitted on order.  If event or transaction is not a payment transaction, then hard code any ISO 3 digit approved currency code 3 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
AVST Address Verification System Street verification response returned to merchant from processor.

M: Match

N: No Match

X: Unsupported or Unavailable
1 character alpha-numeric Q,P,U
AVSZ Address Verification System Zip Code verification response returned to merchant from processor.

M: Match

N: No Match

X: Unsupported or Unavailable
1 character alpha-numeric Q,P,U
CVVR Card Verification Value response returned to merchant from processor. Acceptable values are ’M’ for match, ’N’ for no-match, or ’X’ unsupported or unavailable. 1 character Q,P,U
Billing Information
EMAL This is the email address submitted by the customer. If a call center is accepting orders on behalf of customers and the customer does not provide an email address OR the customer does not have an email address, noemail@kount.com must be submitted. 64 characters alpha-numeric Q
NAME Name submitted with the order 64 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
B2A1 Billing street address - Line 1 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
B2A2 Billing street address - Line 2 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
B2CI Billing address - City 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
B2ST Billing address - State/Province 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
B2PC Billing address - Postal Code 20 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
B2CC Billing address - Country 2 characters alpha Q,P
B2PN Bill-to Phone Number 32 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
BPREMISE Bill-to premise address for UK (Required for 192.com) 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
BSTREET Bill-to street address for UK (Required for 192.com) 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
Shipping Information
S2A1 Shipping street address - Line 1 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
S2A2 Shipping street address - Line 2 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
S2CI Shipping address - City 2 characters alpha Q,P
S2CC Shipping address - Country 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
S2EM Shipping address - Email address of recipient 64 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
S2NM Shipping address - Name of recipient 64 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
S2PC Shipping address - Postal Code 20 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
S2PN Ship-to Phone Number 32 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
S2ST Shipping address - State/Province 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
SHTP Shipping type. The following nomenclature is expectedfor shipping types to be passed to Kount.
SHTP:
Same Day = SD
Next Day = ND
Second Day = 2D
Standard = ST
2 characters alpha Q,P
SPREMISE Ship-to premise address for UK (Required for 192.com) 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
SSTREET Ship-to street address for UK (Required for 192.com) 256 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
Product Details
PROD_DESC[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute for a specific description of the item being purchased. 0-255 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
PROD_ITEM[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute typically the SKU for an item; this value should be free from any markup or Unicode values. This value should be passed as plain text. 1-255 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
PROD_PRICE[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute for the price of the single item. Must be a natural number including 0. Integer (Long) Q, P
PROD_QUANT[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute signifying the quantity of the item being purchased. Integer (Long) Q,P
PROD_TYPE[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute high level or generalized description of the item added to the shopping cart; this value should be free from any markup or Unicode values. This value should be passed as plain text. 1-255 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
Miscellaneous Information
CASH Total fenceable value of goods sold. 15 characters numeric Q,P
EPOC This is timestamp associated with the creation of a user ID and is expressed as a number such as 1422377956. The timestamp value represents the number of seconds elapsed since midnight 01/01/1970. Reference: http://www.epochconverter.com/. 10 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
DOB Date of Birth YYYY-MM-DD Q,P
GENDER M or F 1 character Q,P
UNIQ Merchant assigned account number for consumer 32 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
UAGT Customer User-Agent HTTP header 1024 characeters alpha-numeric Q,P
FRMT Specifies the format of the RIS response if not using SDK,XML, JSON, YAML 4 characters alpha-numeric Q,P
RFCB Refund/Chargeback status.

R: Refund

C: Chargeback
1 character alpha-numeric U

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