Non-Financial Messages (Tran Type 36)

Transaction Type 36 is used for non-financial purposes. The specific purpose of a Tran Type 36 message is indicated by the value in the first two bytes of Field 11, which define the Message Type. Field 5001 may be used to further define the request and/or return data in the response.

The generic format for Tran Type 36 messages and a list of currently supported Message Types are given below. Details on specific Message Types are given on their own pages.

Non-Financial Message Format

API Field #, Value Description
0001,36 Transaction Type 36. Non-Financial message
0011,xxx.. User Data.
The first two bytes of Field 11 define the Message Type , as described below.
Usage of other bytes varies based on Message Type; see Field 11 (User Data) .
5001,xxx.. Non-Financial Data.
The format of this field depends on the value of message type.
See the sections on specific messages for details.

Message Types

Currently defined Message Types (Field 11) are as follows:

Message Type Use Direction
01 Signature Request from POS to Simplify
02 Signature Response from Simplify to POS
03 Demo Message (NOT USED) (not used)
06 Version Number Inquiry Message Request from POS to Simplify.
Response from Simplify to POS
07 Initiate HEM/IngEstate Message Request from POS to Simplify.
Response from Simplify to POS
10 Scrolling Receipt Message From POS to Simplify
11 Scrolling Receipt Stop Message from POS to Simplify
12 Exit Reversal Mode Message from POS to Simplify
13 Reserved for Bridge
(SAF Done Message. Not used by POS)
Request from Bridge to Simplify
Response from Simplify to Bridge
14 Informational Prompt Message Request from POS to Simplify.
Response from Simplify to POS
15 System Command Message Request from POS to Simplify
Response from Simplify to POS
16 through 21 EMV Report Messages (NOT USED) (not used)
40 Quick Chip Message Request from POS to Simplify
Response from Simplify to POS
45 Print Request Message Request from POS to Simplify
Response from Simplify to POS
51 Status Message from POS to Simplify