SOFORT was founded in 2005 in Munich, Germany, and is the #1 Bank Transfer provider in Europe, with big plans to grow in the United Kingdom.
With wide market coverage and strong brand awareness, we’re also one of the top 3 most-used payment methods overall in Germany and Austria.
To date, SOFORT is available in 13 markets; Austria, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Norway, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, Sweden, The Netherlands, United Kingdom.
Millions of SOFORT transactions are made every month, with more than 35,000 online merchants offering SOFORT as a payment scheme to their customers.
By leveraging best-in-class open banking technology, there’s no need to enter lengthy card numbers or even create an account. SOFORT works by securely accessing online banking details — money is taken straight from the bank, and no payment details are stored.
Easy and fast.
SOFORT means ‘instant’ in German, and we make sure we live up to that! Payments are made using personal online banking credentials, with no SOFORT account required.
Safe and reliable.
Our products use 2-factor authentication to keep customers’ details, and money, safe.
We have over 15 years of experience, so you can trust us to handle all of your payment needs.
Whether you’re a business or a customer, SOFORT offers the ideal service to make online shopping simple.
To find out more, get in touch with our team.