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Set up cash on delivery ( COD ) payment option

In this article:

Set up cash on delivery ( shipping )
Set up cash on delivery ( pickup )
The checkout flow

1. Introduction

Cash on delivery ( COD ) payment option allows your customers to pay for the order only at the time they receive their parcel, normally in cash. As this payment transaction will be handled by the delivery / courier man, therefore it will be bound with shipping method. Meaning some methods (normally courier service providers) provide COD service, while some are not.

Get to know more about COD from the tutorial video below:

Set up cash on delivery ( shipping )

Step 1 : Go to EasyStore Admin > Settings > Shippings > Edit zone. How to add shipping method?

Step 2 : Scroll to the shipping method which provides COD service > Tick "Enable Cash on delivery payment method" > Select/Fill in the information accordingly

Step 3 : Save and you're done!

3. Set up Cash on Delivery ( pickup )

Step 1 : Go to EasyStore Admin > Settings > Locations > Edit location.

Step 2 : Select Availability
enable location for pickup
enable "Cash on delivery" payment method

Step 3 : Save and done. May refer to this guide on how to add pickup location

4. The checkout flow

Now your customers will be able to select Cash on Delivery on the checkout page.
This option is shown when choosing a delivery method, not payment method
You can customize the shipping option names

Once Cash on Delivery method is selected, customers can only choose 'Cash on Delivery' when choosing payment method.

💡 Tips : You can change the Display name and Payment instruction in Admin > Settings > Payments > Click Edit on Cash on Delivery

Updated on: 09/11/2023

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