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Glossary

We know, some terms are technical and you may not be familiar with all of them. Use this glossary to not get lost!

Name on the report column What it means
EXTERNAL_REFERENCE
ID that helps identify the origin of the operation. For example, it can be the sale through the order ID or the shipment (if it is a cart purchase) or the own ID provided by the seller in case of an external integration.

Keep in mind that it is possible that this field is empty for some cases such as ticket payment or money transfer, among others.

SOURCE_ID Operation ID in Mercado Pago (for example, the payment of a sale).
USER_ID Seller account code (Cust ID).
PAYMENT_METHOD Review the available payment methods according to the country with which you operate in Mercado Pago.
PAYMENT_METHOD_TYPE
Payment method type.

It can be:
  • credit_card: credit card.
  • debit_card: debit card.
  • bank_transfer: transfer.
  • atm: ATM.
  • ticket: cash.
  • account_money: account money.
SITE
Country to which the Mercado Pago account belongs:
  • MLA: Argentina
  • MLB: Brasil
  • MLM: México
  • MLV: Venezuela
  • MLC: Chile
  • MCO: Colombia
  • MLU: Uruguay
  • MPE: Peru
TRANSACTION_TYPE
Transaction type. It can be:
  • SETTLEMENT: Approved payment.
  • REFUND: Payment returned in whole or in part.
  • CHARGEBACK: The buyer made a chargeback (unrecognized payment) on his credit card.
  • DISPUTE: The buyer initiated a claim for that payment.
  • WITHDRAWAL: Withdrawal to a bank account.
  • WITHDRAWAL_CANCEL: Canceled withdrawal to a bank account.
TRANSACTION_AMOUNT Gross amount of the transaction.
TRANSACTION_CURRENCY
You can take some of these values as appropriate:
  • MXN (Mexican Peso)
  • CLP (Chilean Peso)
  • ARS (Argentine Peso)
  • BRL (Brazilian Real)
  • COP (Colombian Peso)
  • PEN (Peruvian Sun)
  • UYU (Uruguayan Peso)
  • VES (Venezuelan Bolivar)
TRANSACTION_DATE Date of transaction accreditation.
FEE_AMOUNT Sum of processing fees, shipments, financing and coupons if assumed by the seller.
SETTLEMENT_NET_AMOUNT Net amount of the transaction that impacted the account balance. All commissions involved from TRANSACTION_AMOUNT were discounted.
SETTLEMENT_CURRENCY
You can take some of these values as appropriate:
  • MXN (Mexican Peso)
  • CLP (Chilean Peso)
  • ARS (Argentine Peso)
  • BRL (Brazilian Real)
  • COP (Colombian Peso)
  • PEN (Peruvian Sun)
  • UYU (Uruguayan Peso)
  • VES (Venezuelan Bolivar)
SETTLEMENT_DATE Date the transaction money was credited.
REAL_AMOUNT Net amount of the transaction, if it is a settlement, the amounts for chargebacks, claims or returns are discounted.
COUPON_AMOUNT Discount coupon amount. Only the gross amount (TRANSACTION_AMOUNT) is discounted if provided by the seller.
METADATA Extra data such as the ID of partial returns or data provided by the seller in case of having an external integration.
MKP_FEE_AMOUNT Mercado Libre Fee.
FINANCING_FEE_AMOUNT Cost for offering interest-free installments.
SHIPPING_FEE_AMOUNT Shipping cost.
TAXES_AMOUNT Taxes charged for gross income withholdings.
INSTALLMENTS Number of installments in which the operation was carried out.
TAX_AMOUNT_TELCO The value of the tax on telecommunications companies that is deducted from the gross value.
TAX_DETAIL Description of the tax withheld by operation in TAXES_AMOUNT.
POS_ID Cash ID if the payment is made through a physical commerce.
POS_NAME Cash name for the payment made through a physical commerce.
EXTERNAL_POS_ID User-defined cashier ID for payment made through a physical commerce.
STORE_ID Branch ID if payment is made through a physical commerce.
STORE_NAME Branch name for payment made through a physical commerce.
EXTERNAL_STORE_ID User-defined branch ID for payment made through a physical commerce.
ORDER_ID Purchase Order.
SHIPPING_ID Shipping Identification.
SHIPMENT_MODE Shipping Mode.
PACK_ID Package identification in the cart.

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