Offer app payments via Alipay and WeChat Pay now and gain new customers

Worth knowing: China is one of Europe’s most important source markets for tourism, and the number of wealthy Chinese visitors will continue to rise in the coming years. Did you know that more than 850 million Chinese users worldwide already make mobile payments with Alipay and WeChat Pay? With the China Payment Gateway from Wirecard, you can accept the two most popular payment apps in an instant. Take advantage of our integration options for the point of sale – no technical set-up required and no need to open an account in China.

€37.5 billion
of sales generated from Chinese tourists in 2015

Over €500
spendings per purchase

Over 850 million users
in China use payment apps

How does QR code payment with Alipay/WeChat Pay work?

Alipay / WeChat Pay integrieren

Integrate Alipay/WeChat Pay

Wirecard offers a merchant app for smartphones and tablets for payment processing China e-payments. Alternatively, you can integrate the payment methods into your checkout system via an SDK or a hardware connector.

Barcode scannen

Scan barcode

Open the merchant app or select Alipay/WeChat Pay in your checkout system and scan the barcode generated by the customer’s app. The payment process is launched automatically.

Zahlung erfolgt!

Payment completed!

You can view all transactions in the overview section of your merchant app. Once the transaction has been completed, the sales receipt and a document for requesting a VAT refund at customs are printed.

Alipay at Munich Airport

"Passengers from China are an important target group for retail at Munich Airport. We are delighted to soon be able to offer these visitors who have extremely high purchasing power the Chinese payment method Alipay in all our shops, which means currency exchange will no longer be required."

Sven Zahn, Managing Director of eurotrade Flughafen München Handels-GmbH

Wirecard brings WeChat Pay to Europe

"We are proud to be one of the first WeChat Pay partners for POS acceptance in Europe. This collaboration is an additional step for us to offer retailers a whole range of alternative and classical payment methods with just one interface."

Jörn Leogrande, Executive Vice President Mobile Services at Wirecard

All the benefits at a glance

  • Access to more than 850 million Alipay and WeChat Pay users
  • Simple integration at the point of sale and in online shops
  • More payment methods in line with growing tourist numbers
  • Agreement concluded with Wirecard; no need to open an account in China
  • No set-up costs, no monthly fees

"Mobile payments are taking over the Chinese payment ecosystem."

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