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How To Sign Up To Create Payments

Create Payments is a fully integrated and secure payment gateway ready to use with your ecommerce store - and it's free to join! Sign up through your Create account and begin processing payments right away.

Have complete management over your checkout by using Create Payments, including the ability to view transaction volume, sales and total revenue generated through our tailor-made reporting system – all through your Create account. Processing payments and orders could not be easier with exclusive control over transaction information and refunding.

How to set up Create Payments in your Create account

Create Payments is automatically added to all Create accounts, ready for you to get signed up! To sign up to Create Payments please follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to your Create account
  2. Select "Shop" from the Top Menu
  3. Select "Shop Settings" from the left hand menu
  4. Select "Payment Gateways" from this page

You will now see the following Create Payments information box on this page:

To get signed up simply select the "Sign up today" text or the step 2 "Get verified" button:

Once you have selected this, you will be taken to an application form to fill in.

Please note: if you operate as a sole trader, your must provide individual bank details for an account registered in your name only - joint and other multi-person accounts cannot be accepted for sole trading businesses.

Complete the form and select the "Submit" button in the bottom right hand corner to send your application to join Create Payments.

Please note: Before submitting your application you should ensure that your wesbite complies with the Distance Selling Regulations in order to be accepted for Create Payments. If you're unsure about the regulations check out our guide  "Website Content - What Must I Include" for tips. 

Once we receive your application, we will make the final checks before Worldpay take over the approval process and you will receive any updates via email.

To learn more about the emails you may recieve from Worldpay, please see our HelpCentre guide "Create Payments: Worldpay Emails".

Test Mode

You are able to place a test order through your Create Payments gateway while waiting for your application to be accepted. This will enable you to see what the gateway will look like on your website, before it is activated!

Test orders can be placed when looking at your website in "Preview". To access your website via "Preview" please follow the steps below:

  1. Log in to your Create account
  2. Select "Publish" from your Top Menu
  3. Select "Preview Your Site" from this page 

You can then use the following card numbers to test transactions in the test environment only. When using test cards, you can specify an expiry date up to seven years in the future. The test cards do not have a card verification code and issue number.

Create Payments Test cards

For further information on placing a test order through your Create Payments gateway, please refer to the following help guide.

Charges of Use

Transactions are charged at a fixed 2.4% on individual payments with no set or monthly fee.

There is no set up or joining fee with Create Payments, however you will be required to assert your PCI DSS compliance as required by law, and any service you choose to use to help you with this may incur cost. Worldpay offer a service, "SaferPayments", to assist with this and ensure that you have a mechanism to validate your PCI compliance. SaferPayments has a low cost annual fee of £29.99.

Accepted Card Payments

Create Payments accepts the following credit and debit cards:

  • Visa
  • Visa Debit
  • Visa Electron
  • Maestro
  • Mastercard
  • American Express

Got a question? Not a problem, get in touch with your Account Manager who'd be happy to help.

Please note: Create Payments is powered by Worldpay and is currently available to UK based businesses only.