Card network rules are different for in-person payments. If you accept payments using Stripe Terminal, you must provide customers with the option to receive a physical or email receipt. Thankfully, Stripe provides everything you need to start offering receipts with your first transaction.
Prebuilt email receipts
Prebuilt email receipts already include all required fields. It’s the simplest way to set up compliant receipts.
If you have the customer’s email, use the
receipt_email field when creating a PaymentIntent. When you provide a
receipt_email, Stripe automatically emails a compliant receipt to the customer when the PaymentIntent is captured.
To trigger an automatic email receipt after the customer checks out, update the PaymentIntent’s
receipt_email with the customer’s email.
For more information about automatic email receipts, see Email Receipts.
You can also customize receipts to include any design and content you want—as long as you list required information. When you accept in-person payments with EMVEMV refers to the standards governing acceptance of chip-enabled cards and some contactless payment methods. Today most payment cards issued around the world support EMV. chip cards, card networks require you to include several fields on the receipts you provide to customers.
The Stripe API makes it easy to fetch all the necessary fields for compliance-ready receipts.
The following fields become available in the PaymentIntent object as soon as the payment is processed.
Whether you’re emailing or printing your custom receipts for Terminal payments, be sure to include the required fields to meet card network rules.
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