Is it possible to charge customers a partial amount?

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    Asked on September 21, 2017 at 07:38 PM

    I need to create a party form for a kids play zone. Parents will fill out the form with the items they want for the party. It will give them a total price at the end but we only want to collect a deposit not the full amount. 

    I know how to add items into the paypal shopping cart but how can I make this work during checkout?

    They will pay the balance a couple days before the party happens.  

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    Answered on September 21, 2017 at 10:08 PM

    It's possible to set up products using a payment integration, here is a guide that will help doing it: 

    However, it's not possible to charge your users a partial amount, if you plan to do so, then you will need to manually perform the calculations and then provide your user the full amount, the amount due and the balance. 

    Here are some guides that will help you with the calculations: 

    You may also need to add calculation values to some of your fields, this guide will help you with that: 

    This guide will help you passing the calculated amount to the payment field: 

    However, note that you can charge your customers only once with your form, you will need to send  them instructions about how they will pay the rest. 

    I hope this helps.