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Thing > Intangible > Enumeration > PaymentMethod

A payment method is a standardized procedure for transferring the monetary amount for a purchase. Payment methods are characterized by the legal and technical structures used, and by the organization or group carrying out the transaction.

Commonly used values:

An Enumeration with:
Enumeration Subtypes
Instances of PaymentMethod and its enumeration members or subtypes may appear as a value for the following properties

PropertyOn TypesDescription
acceptedPaymentMethod Demand  or
The payment method(s) accepted by seller for this offer.
appliesToPaymentMethod PaymentChargeSpecification The payment method(s) to which the payment charge specification applies.
paymentMethod Invoice  or
The name of the credit card or other method of payment for the order.


This class is derived from the GoodRelations Vocabulary for E-Commerce, created by Martin Hepp. GoodRelations is a data model for sharing e-commerce data on the Web that can be expressed in a variety of syntaxes, including RDFa and HTML5 Microdata. More information about GoodRelations can be found at