Orders .: Refund

API Reference / v14

Refund an Order

This endpoint refunds an order and returns it with a non-null refunded_at key and other merchant-facing data.

Request Endpoint

POST /v14/orders/:uuid/refund

Authorization Required – Merchant Token in Header

Authorization: token 123456-75489120749...

Request Body (If manager_confirmation exists for merchant. Note: this is uncommon.)

  "refund": {
    "manager_confirmation": "87168"

Request Parameters

Param Type Required Description
manager_confirmation String No If the merchant uses one, the manager confirmation code used to authorize the refund.

cURL Example

curl -X POST -H Accept:application/json -H Content-Type:application/json -H 'Authorization:token 123456-75489120749...' -d '{"refund": {"manager_confirmation": "87168"}}' https://api.thelevelup.com/v14/orders/1esfba10ac51013149f162d2f425c456/refund

Example Response

HTTP/1.1 200 OK

  "order": {
    "created_at": "2014-01-01T00:00:00-04:00",
    "merchant_funded_credit_amount": 5,
    "earn_amount": 0,
    "uuid": "393b75b0806011e29e960800200c9a66",
    "loyalty_id": 123,
    "spend_amount": 5,
    "refunded_at": "2014-01-01T00:00:00-04:00",
    "tip_amount": 0,
    "total_amount": 5,
    "location_id": 123,
    "user_display_name": "Ryan T"

Response Parameters

Parameters Type Description
created_at String Time when the order was created in ISO standard format 8601
merchant_funded_credit_amount Integer Merchant-funded credit used on order
earn_amount Integer Credit unlocked on order
uuid String UUID for the order
loyalty_id Integer ID for LevelUp user at that merchant
spend_amount Integer Amount requested for payment (in cents).
refunded_at String Time when the order was refunded in ISO standard format 8601
tip_amount Integer Tip amount (in cents)
total_amount Integer Total amount including tip (in cents)
location_id Integer Location ID where the order was created
user_display_name String First name and last initial of customer


If the order does not exist

HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found

(Empty response body.)

If the order is unable to be refunded, perhaps because the order has already been refunded or because the original processing of the order failed to complete

HTTP/1.1 422 Unprocessable Entity

    "error": {
      "object": "order",
      "property": "base",
      "message": "The refund was unsuccessful. Perhaps this order has already been refunded or was unsuccessful."

If the manager confirmation is incorrect

HTTP/1.1 422 Unprocessable Entity

    "error": {
      "object": "refund",
      "property": "manager_confirmation",
      "message": "Manager confirmation was incorrect."