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Virtual Payment Address (VPA) Validation

In UPI collect flow, the customers enter Virtual Payment Address (VPA) to make the payment. You can confirm the validity of VPA by sending an API request to Razorpay.

/payments/validate/vpa
Copycurl -u [YOUR_KEY_ID]:[YOUR_KEY_SECRET] \ -X POST https://api.razorpay.com/v1/payments/validate/vpa \ -H "Content-Type: application/json" \ -d '{ "vpa": "gauravkumar@exampleupi" }'
Copy{ "vpa": "gauravkumar@exampleupi", "success": true, "customer_name": "Gaurav Kumar" }

Request Parameter🔗

vpa mandatory
string The virtual payment address (VPA) you want to validate. For example, gauravkumar@exampleupi.

Response Parameters🔗

vpa
string The virtual payment address (VPA) sent as the request attribute. In this case, gauravkumar@exampleupi.
success
boolean Indicates whether the VPA exists. Possible values:
  • true - The VPA exists.
  • false - The VPA does not exist.
customer_name
string The name linked to the VPA. For example, Gaurav Kumar. Appears only when the value of success is true.
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