Stores and POS
The Stores and POS are critical for receiving in-store payments with QR. They allow creating your store and assign its points of sale.
Physical store* where your customers can acquire products and services. You can have multiple stores in the same account.
The benefits of creating stores are:
- Ensure traceability. Each payment shall be associated with a specific store, and when obtaining your reconciliation reports, it will be valuable to identify transactions by store.
- Map Visibility. The created stores appear on the Mercado Pago or Mercado Libre App's map as they receive payments. Thus, customers can easily find them.
- Improve Stores and POS organization.
Create a store
It is relevant to declare the store name, working hours, location, and an identification reference to create a new store.
Go to Create store in our API Reference to create a new store. There you will find all the necessary information.
Point of Sale (POS)
It is a point of sale that exists in a branch or physical store. Each POS will be linked to a unique QR code.
Having your stores set, you can create your POS. Consider the following:
|Links the POS to the store. It is a mandatory field and matches the |
|Identifies each Point of Sale (POS). It is required and can not be modified nor repeated on the same Mercado Pago account. You may also find it as |
Go to Create POS in our API Reference to create a POS. There you will find all the necessary information.