Paytabs provides you with a collection of API endpoints which used to process all payments, regardless of if they are through either your own payment pages, the managed payment pages, or if you are using the hosted payment pages.

This article is dedicated to the clarification of the Transaction Reference (tranRef) parameter. Transaction Reference (tranRef) is the parameter that Indicates the Transaction Reference on the PayTabs side.

Note that, this is the reference to all PayTabs transactions, also this can be used between the merchant and customer communications or between merchant and Paytabs team communications.


The Parameter Tag/NametranRef
JSON Example
Data TypeString
  • TST2234701408580
  • PTB2234701408581
  • PTS2234701408582
  • PTE2234701408583
  • PTJ2234701408584
  • PTG2234701408585
  • PTO2234701408586
  • PTI2234701408587
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