In this article, you will be going to know about:

What is STCpay?

STCpay is a digital wallet that allows the clients to pay online. Clients must register in STCpay app and have sufficient balance in STCpay wallet. 

Supported Regions:

STCPay can be activated for live merchants in Saudi Arabia

How to activate STCpay?

Please follow the below instructions for STCpay activation: 

  1. Register through the Self Onboarding Link (
  2. Share below details with customer care team ([email protected])
  • PayTabs account MID
  • STCpay MID
  • Merchant trading|legal name:    
  • website URL
  • Email address
  • Phone number

Our team will share the above details with STCpay to start the onboarding  process and then enable the service on your PayTabs account.

STCpay payment workflow

STCPay payment flow is hosted by PayTabs. which means that the payment will be managed and processed on our side. 

You can have the same page embedded in your checkout page by following our How to not redirect my customers to an external payment page? (iFrame/Embedded Mode) solution article.

Using STCPay payment method, when the cardholder proceed to checkout page, they will be redirected to PayTabs payment page to enter the OTP and proceed with the payment

Transactions done using STCPay, will show in the payment method in the transaction detail window

What are the payment features that STCPay supports?

Using STCPay method, you can easily perform "Sale" and "Refund" transactions, but NO Auth/Cap or Recurring transactions are allowed using STCPay.

Check "what is the transaction type" article for further details 

The Settlement Flow

STC payments payments are directly settled in your STCpay wallet immediately as soon as the payment has passed successfully.  

The Refund Process Flow

 STCpay transactions can be refunded from PayTabs dashboard by clicking on the transaction ID, and then click on the refund button as shown below or you can perform the refund from STCpay app directly. 

Check Article for possible error merchants might face when using STCpay