Risk Inquiry Service (RIS) Data Submission

When submitting data to Risk Inquiry Service (RIS), it is recommended to send as much data as possible. As part of the RIS post there are required fields and if not populated an error will be returned in the RIS response. Refer to SDK documentation with details on how to submit the data for both optional and required fields.

Attribute Description Data Type and Size Mode
VERS Specifies version of Kount Risk Inquiry Service built into SDK; must be supplied by merchant if not using the SDK. 4 characters alphanumeric Q, P, X, U
MERC Merchant ID assigned to the merchant by Kount. 6 characters numeric Q, P, X, U
MODE Specifies RIS mode.

Q: RIS call that does not originate from a call center environment.

P: RIS call that originates from a call center environment.

X: Call made after an initial MODE=Q or P request and/or any MODE=U updates have been made. Updates to certain fields can be made and the transaction will be re-evaluated and return an updated RIS response to the merchant.

U: Update call to Kount, does not cause a reevaluation of the transaction but will update what is displayed in the Agent Web Console (AWC). This update call does not count towards the number of RIS transactions purchased. Only certain fields can be updated with MODE=U calls. The PTYP field can only be updated if the initial post to Kount was PTYP=NONE.
1 character alphanumeric Q, P, X, U
SESS Unique Session ID. Must be unique over a 30-day span. 32 characters alphanumeric Q, P, X, U
SITE Website identifier of where order originated. 8 characters alphanumeric Q, P
IPAD Dotted Decimal IPv4 address that the merchant sees coming from the customer. If MODE=P or the Phone to Web exclusion is used, the IPAD field should be hard coded to be 10.0.0.1. Other than MODE=P or Phone to Web, the IPAD field should never be an anonymous IP address (i.e. 10.X.X.X or 192.168.X.X). 16 characters alphanumeric Q, P
ORDR Merchant’s Order Number 64 characters alphanumeric Q, P, U
MACK Merchants acknowledgement to ship/process the order.
(Must be Hard coded to "Y"" on initial RIS)
Y or N
1 character (Y,N) Q, P, U
ANID Automatic Number Identification (Caller ID) submitted with order. If the ANI cannot be determined, merchant must pass 0123456789 as the ANID. This field is only valid for MODE=P RIS submissions. 32 characters alphanumeric P
TRAF Transaction Risk Analysis (TRA) Flag Optional 1 Char (Y,N) Q
Payment Information      
PTOK Payment token submitted by merchant for order (credit card, payer ID, routing/transit, MICR, and account number).

When using KHASH the BIN is extracted from the PTOK value, Last4 may be passed independently - it is lost during KHASH.

If PTYP is set to None then the PTOK value should be left empty (NULL).POST-AUTH ONLY - If the credit card information is not available and a tokenized value is returned from the payment processor set PTYP=TOKEN and send the token returned from processor in the PTOK field.
32 characters alphanumeric Q, P, U
LAST4 Last 4 numbers of Credit Card Value 4 characters numeric Q, P, U
LBIN Captures 6-8 characters of BIN data 6-8 characters numeric Q, P, X, U
PTYP Payment Type submitted by merchant:
APAY - Apple Pay
CARD - Credit Card
**PENC is a required field when PTYP=CARD
PYPL - PayPal
CHEK - Check
NONE - None
TOKEN - Token provided from payment processor
GDMP - Green Dot Money Pack
GOOG - Google Checkout
BLML - Bill Me Later
GIFT - Gift Card
BPAY - BPAY
NETELLER - Neteller
GIROPAY - GiroPay
ELV - ELV
MERCADE_PAGO - Mercade Pago
SEPA - Single Euro Payments Area
INTERAC - Interac
CARTE_BLEUE - Carte Bleue
POLI - POLi
SKRILL - Skrill/Moneybookers
SOFORT - Sofort
4 characters alphanumeric Q, P, U
PENC RIS Parameter for Payment Encoding  (2 acceptable values)PENC is only required when PTYP=CARD. KHASH or MASK Q, P, X
TOTL Total amount in currency submitted in lowest currency factor. e.g. USD = pennies($1.00 = 100). TOTL must be a natural number including 0. 15 characters numeric Q, P
AUTH Authorization Status returned to merchant from processor.

A: Authorized
D: Declined

In orders where AUTH=A will aggregate towards order velocity of the persona while orders where AUTH=D will decrement the velocity of the persona.
1 character alphanumeric Q, P, U
CURR Country of currency submitted on order.  If event or transaction is not a payment transaction, then hard code any ISO 3 digit approved currency code 3 characters alphanumeric Q, P
AVST Address Verification System Street verification response returned to merchant from processor.

M: Match

N: No Match

X: Unsupported or Unavailable
1 character alphanumeric Q, P, U
AVSZ Address Verification System Zip Code verification response returned to merchant from processor.

M: Match

N: No Match

X: Unsupported or Unavailable
1 character alphanumeric Q, P, U
CVVR Card Verification Value response returned to merchant from processor. Acceptable values are ’M’ for match, ’N’ for no-match, or ’X’ unsupported or unavailable. 1 character Q, P, U
Billing Information      
EMAL This is the email address submitted by the customer. If a call center is accepting orders on behalf of customers and the customer does not provide an email address OR the customer does not have an email address, noemail@kount.com must be submitted. 64 characters alphanumeric Q
NAME Name submitted with the order 64 characters alphanumeric Q, P
B2A1 Billing street address - Line 1 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
B2A2 Billing street address - Line 2 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
B2CI Billing address - City 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
B2ST Billing address - State/Province 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
B2PC Billing address - Postal Code 20 characters alphanumeric Q, P
B2CC Billing address - Country 2 characters alphanumeric Q, P
B2PN Bill-to Phone Number 32 characters alphanumeric Q, P
BPREMISE Bill-to premise address for UK (Required for 192.com) 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
BSTREET Bill-to street address for UK (Required for 192.com) 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
Shipping Information      
S2A1 Shipping street address - Line 1 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
S2A2 Shipping street address - Line 2 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
S2CI Shipping address - City 2 characters alphanumeric Q, P
S2CC Shipping address - Country 2 characters alphanumeric Q, P
S2EM Shipping address - Email address of recipient 64 characters alphanumeric Q, P
S2NM Shipping address - Name of recipient 64 characters alphanumeric Q, P
S2PC Shipping address - Postal Code 20 characters alphanumeric Q, P
S2PN Ship-to Phone Number 32 characters alphanumeric Q, P
S2ST Shipping address - State/Province 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
SHTP Shipping type. The following nomenclature is expectedfor shipping types to be passed to Kount.
SHTP:
Same Day = SD
Next Day = ND
Second Day = 2D
Standard = ST
2 characters alpha Q, P
SPREMISE Ship-to premise address for UK (Required for 192.com) 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
SSTREET Ship-to street address for UK (Required for 192.com) 256 characters alphanumeric Q, P
Product Details      
PROD_DESC[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute for a specific description of the item being purchased. 0-255 characters alphanumeric Q, P
PROD_ITEM[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute typically the SKU for an item; this value should be free from any markup or Unicode values. This value should be passed as plain text. 1-255 characters alphanumeric Q, P
PROD_PRICE[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute for the price of the single item. Must be a natural number including 0. Integer (Long) Q, P
PROD_QUANT[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute signifying the quantity of the item being purchased. Integer (Long) Q, P
PROD_TYPE[ ] Shopping cart data array attribute high level or generalized description of the item added to the shopping cart; this value should be free from any markup or Unicode values. This value should be passed as plain text. 1-255 characters alphanumeric Q, P
Miscellaneous Information      
CASH Total fenceable value of goods sold. 15 characters numeric Q, P
EPOC This is timestamp associated with the creation of a user ID and is expressed as a number such as 1422377956. The timestamp value represents the number of seconds elapsed since midnight 01/01/1970. Reference: http://www.epochconverter.com/. 10 characters alphanumeric Q, P
DOB Date of Birth YYYY-MM-DD Q, P
GENDER M or F 1 character Q, P
UNIQ Merchant assigned account number for consumer 32 characters alphanumeric Q, P
UAGT Customer User-Agent HTTP header 1024 characters alphanumeric Q, P
FRMT Specifies the format of the RIS response if not using SDK,XML, JSON, YAML 4 characters alphanumeric Q, P
RFCB Refund/Chargeback status.

R: Refund

C: Chargeback
1 character alphanumeric U
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