Currence iDEAL B.V. (Currence) is the product and brand owner of iDEAL. For this reason, it sets up rules for the use of iDEAL. Currence supervises compliance with the rules for iDEAL. It is important that Currence has an independent role and ensures a level playing field for all parties that (want to) play a role in the iDEAL payment system. iDEAL partners (Acquirers, Issuers, CPSPs and C2C Providers) need to be certified by and enter into a licence, certificate or accreditation agreement with Currence.

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Top 5 questions Partners

  1. What requirements must our organization comply with to become an iDEAL Partner?

    Your organization qualifies if you are a licenced Payment Service Provider listed in the register of the relevant Europen regulator(s) that is maintained by order of the government (e.g. The Dutch Central Bank). In addition, your organization must meet the admission requirements Currence has set for each role (IssuerAcquirer, CPSP or C2C Provider) which your organization wishes to fulfill.

    Please see step one ‘Application certification Scheme Partner’ on our information page. There you will find all relevant information and documentation on how your organization can become an iDEAL Licencee, Certificate Holder or Accredited Party.

  2. What fees are applicable for an iDEAL Partner?

    Click here for the fees Currence charges to her iDEAL Partners (Licencees and Certificate Holders).

    There are no fees (yet) for C2C Providers.

  3. We are a foreign Payment Service Provider, can we also become an iDEAL Partner?

    iDEAL is open to all licenced Payment Service Providers listed in the register of the relevant Europen regulator(s) that is maintained by order of the government (e.g. The Dutch Central Bank) and your licence must have been pasported to the Netherlands. This means that your organization also is able to obtain a licence or a certificate agreement, if you meet these requirements.

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  4. How does our organization become an iDEAL Partner?

    Please see step one ‘Application certification Scheme Partner’ on our information page. There you will find all relevant information and documentation on how your organization can become an iDEAL Licencee, Certificate Holder or Accredited Party.

  5. What is an iDEAL Partner?

    An iDEAL Partner is a Payment Service Provider that facilitates iDEAL to its customers. An iDEAL Partner can be certified by Currence for the following roles:

    1. Issuer – they offer iDEAL as a paymentmethode to your customers. so their customers can pay with iDEAL;
    2. Acquirer / CPSP – they sell iDEAL to merchants, so that they can offer iDEAL as a payment method;
      A few Acquirers and CPSPs offer their merchants also the posibility to let their customers pay via an iDEAL QR code. You can find more information about this feature on our web page iDEAL QR Providers;
    3. C2C Provider – they offer an iDEAL C2C service to consumers. Their C2C service enables a consumer to settle an amount (transferring or receiving money) with another consumer.

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