A Micro-Authorization is a small, temporary charge that Bolt authorizes on a shopper’s card. The shopper then provides the value of the charge to Bolt to prove that that they have access to their account, enabling higher order approval rates for your business.
- The shopper receives an email. This email notifies the shopper to look in their credit card account for a pending charge labeled
BLT*Temp Verify Auth.
- The shopper selects Verify your order and is redirected to Bolt’s verification portal.
- The shopper enters the amount of the temporary charge and selects Verify your order to verify the transaction.
- If the shopper enters the correct amount, Bolt approves the order.
- If the shopper enters an incorrect amount three times, or if the shopper does not complete verification within 48 hours, the shopper’s order will be rejected.
Orders undergoing micro-authorization display in the Bolt Merchant Dashboard as Recently Rejected. If the customer successfully verifies, the status will move from Recently Rejected to Completed.
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