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Yandex Yandex


Yandex is a a large technology company that operates in Russia. They own the most used Russian search engine that has 60% of the market traffic.

Along with their core business, Yandex.Money is a digital e-wallet that can be used not only online, but also in stores. The wallets can be topped up also with cash at kiosks.

Yandex hosts about 28 million user accounts.

The maximum payable amount by a customer for Yandex is:

EUR Amount




How does it work for the user?

  • The customer chooses a payment currency from the list

  • The customer logs in with their Yandex user and password

  • The customer sees the payment summary and confirms the payment by introducing the payment password (this can be via an SMS)

  • The customer receives a payment confirmation, and they are redirected back to the previous URL.

How do I activate Yandex on Axerve Ecommerce Solutions?

Ask Axerve customer care to enable Yandex with your Axerve Ecommerce Solutions account.

If you want to use the paymentType tag for this method, the value to use is S2PYAN. See the section How to redirect the customer to a payment method to learn how to use the paymentType tag.

In the API there is an example on how to use Yandex with Axerve Ecommerce Solutionsapi link.

How do I test Yandex on Axerve Ecommerce Solutions?

Yandex does not need mandatory parameters; but if you send CustomerDetail.PrimaryEmail you can have a frictionless call directly to the first screen of Yandex where authentication data are asked.

This mean that no others values are asked to the buyer; if this field is not sent with the payment, a page will ask the necessary fields.

Credential Test Environment

You can use the following parameter values in order to test Yandex in test ( environment. Use a very low amount like 10.00 EUR.


Send this value to on CustomerDetail.PrimaryEmail or fill it in the middle page.

When landed on Yandex payment page, use the following parameters to fill the field or send directly the parameters as described above in order to have a successful test payment:





Password (case sensitive)


Payment password


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