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Tokenization – Charge flow

In order to be successful in the implementation process, it’s very important to understand the information flows and the importance of credit card tokenization.

In order to have a secure transaction and the compliance of all industry standards you must avoid the unnecessary manipulation of Credit Card information, these is the main reason of Credit Card tokenization. Tokenization may be defined as the process in which Sr Pago registers Credit Card information and returns a String such as tok_xxxxxxxxx, which you will use to manage the charge process afterwards.

It’s important to state that the tokenization process is triggered in the application’s frontend so it will be either a javascript code or embedded in the Android/iOS application.

The main flow is represented in the next diagram.

To learn more about tokenization process you may refer to our tokenization guides in javascript, iOS or Android.

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