Paymill is an innovative online payment gateway that offers easy and secure payments solutions to customers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Connect with Paymill easily through ChargeMonk and process your payments in no time.

Prior to choosing Paymill as your payment method, consider below given factors:

Countries Supported: Companies located in Europe can use Paymill as their payment gateway. Visit the page here to check if Paymill is available in your location.

Payment Methods: Currently, ChargeMonk supports card payments made through Paymill only.

Integration Options

To associate with Paymill, ChargeMonk offers two options.

ChargeMonk Checkout and Paymill Payment Gateway

When using this feature, the card details of customer are collected by ChargeMonk's secure hosted pages and migrated on to Paymill. This process will ease your PCI compliance requirements. If you are a merchant using hosted pages of ChargeMonk, all you need to do is to fill Self Assessment Questionnaire to stay compliant.

ChargeMonk API and Paymill Payment Gateway

When using this feature, the card details collection is managed by you and is migrated to ChargeMonk later. ChargeMonk will then pass the card details to Paymill. PCI compliance requirements will be completely your responsibility.


  • Spreedly is currently used by ChargeMonk to store the customer's card information. In case you are already using services of Paymill, you will have to pass the card information of your customer to Spreedly to initiate using ChargeMonk with Paymill. Drop a mail to to get more details regarding the migration process.
  • Create a merchant account with Paymill to configure it in ChargeMonk.

Configuring Paymill

Sign-in to ChargeMonk Live Site. Paymill can be configured in your Live Site only.

Step 1: Go to Settings > Configure ChargeMonk > Payment Gateway > Add a Gateway > Paymill

Step 2: Add your Merchant ID, User Name, Password and API Key. Click Connect button.

Step 3: Paymill is now configured. Now, by clicking the Manage link, you can configure the cards setting.

Step 4: The Cards setting will open up as shown below. Select the necessary settings.

  • Card Verification: ChargeMonk permits you to authenticate the customer's card prior to adding them. In such process some amount will get debited from the card of customer but will get refunded instantaneously. If this authorization fails, card cannot be added by the customer. In case you want to enable this authorization, activate card verification.
  • Always restore the card details in Paymill whenever customer updates it: Activate this option in case you are using more than one payment gateways and you have to update the latest card information of customer in Paymill.

Step 5: Click Save button