Affirm's Integration Types

Affirm offers 5 integration methods, all of which cater to a wide range of platforms and environments. In this article, we will explore each integration type to help you understand how Affirm can seamlessly enhance your customers’ payment experience.

Direct API

The Direct API integration allows businesses to integrate Affirm's powerful financing capabilities directly into their online platforms. By leveraging the Direct API, businesses can offer Affirm as a payment option during the checkout process. This integration type provides a seamless and secure payment experience, enabling customers to split their purchases into simple monthly installments, as well as our other incremental payment options such as Pay in 4 and Hybrid. In general, the Direct API integration offers unparalleled flexibility and greater control over the transaction process and its actions. Read more about our Direct API integration here.

Mobile SDKs

In today's mobile-centric world, Affirm offers Mobile SDKs that empower businesses to integrate Affirm's financing solutions into their mobile apps. By incorporating Affirm's Mobile SDKs, businesses can offer their customers the ability to pay for purchases in installments, all within the convenience of their mobile devices. With Mobile SDKs, businesses can enhance the shopping experience, boost customer satisfaction, and increase conversion rates. Read more about our Mobile SDKS here.

Affirm Lite

Affirm Lite is a simplified integration type designed to streamline the integration process for businesses with straightforward requirements. This integration method enables businesses to embed Affirm's financing options into their websites quickly and easily. With Affirm Lite, businesses can provide their customers with flexible payment options without requiring extensive technical resources or complex integrations. Read more about Affirm Lite here.


Affirm's In-store integration type extends its financing capabilities beyond online platforms. By integrating Affirm into their point-of-sale (POS) systems, brick-and-mortar businesses can offer customers the option to finance their purchases at physical store locations. With In-store integration, businesses can provide a seamless payment experience across multiple channels, allowing customers to enjoy the same flexible payment options both online and in-store. Read more about Affirm’s In-store integration here.


Affirm's Telesales integration is tailored for businesses that primarily operate through call centers or phone-based sales channels. This integration type equips businesses with the tools and capabilities to offer Affirm's financing solutions to customers during phone-based transactions. By utilizing this integration method, businesses can expand their payment options, drive sales, and provide a convenient financing experience to customers over the phone. Read more about Affirm’s Telesales integration here.


Affirm's comprehensive suite of integration types enables businesses to incorporate flexible financing options into their platforms, whether online, mobile, in-store, or through telesales channels. Businesses can empower their customers with the freedom to choose how they pay, and when they pay, resulting in increased customer satisfaction, higher conversion rates, and ultimately, accelerated business growth.

For a complete overview of our integration types, read here.


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