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 #, ValueDescription
0001,36Transaction 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 TypeUseDirection
01Signature Requestfrom POS to Simplify
02Signature Responsefrom Simplify to POS
03Demo Message (NOT USED)(not used)
06Version Number Inquiry MessageRequest from POS to Simplify.
Response from Simplify to POS
07Initiate HEM/IngEstate MessageRequest from POS to Simplify.
Response from Simplify to POS
10Scrolling Receipt MessageFrom POS to Simplify
11Scrolling Receipt Stop Messagefrom POS to Simplify
12Exit Reversal Mode Messagefrom POS to Simplify
13Reserved for Bridge
(SAF Done Message. Not used by POS)
Request from Bridge to Simplify
Response from Simplify to Bridge
14Informational Prompt MessageRequest from POS to Simplify.
Response from Simplify to POS
15System Command MessageRequest from POS to Simplify
Response from Simplify to POS
16 through 21EMV Report Messages (NOT USED)(not used)
40Quick Chip MessageRequest from POS to Simplify
Response from Simplify to POS
45Print Request MessageRequest from POS to Simplify
Response from Simplify to POS
51Status Messagefrom POS to Simplify