Real-time guaranteed payments in 11 European countries

  • No fraud or default risk
  • No cancellations
  • No minimum or maximum amounts
  • Low payment processing fees
  • Known and familiar consumer banking environment

Open your door to the lucrative German market

With over 12 million shoppers using SOFORT Uberweisung in 11 of the most attractive ecommerce markets, it is a smart payment method to offer at your checkout.

In particular, this real-time online bank transfer system is hugely popular in Germany and Austria, where nearly every bank supports it.

12 million online shoppers

Used in 25,000+ web shops

Covered by 99% of German banks

Covered by 95% of Austrian banks

Cross the border and sell in Europe’s busiest regions

As it is linked to so many major banks in so many of Europe’s most mature ecommerce markets, SOFORT allows you to tap into a massive pool of potential consumers.

Buyers trust SOFORT because it allows them to purchase in their familiar banking environment in a way that is convenient, automated and secure.




Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Belgium, France, The Netherlands, The UK, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Poland

How does it work?

Consumer selects their bank in the Sofort page and makes the payment

Real-time confirmation of the payment is sent to both the merchant and the consumer

Funds are sent from the consumer’s bank account to Acapture’s bank account

Funds are sent to the merchant

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