PHP SDK Xenon Nagad Api for Using in PHP Application

Ariful Islam
2 min readJun 27, 2022

Nagad is a mobile financing service in Bangladesh. A large amount of people using nagad. For giving using nagad wallet you need to have nagad mobile account and website/app’s owner need to take merchant account from Nagad end. Merchant can take payment easily by implementing api provided by nagad.

PHP is a widely used popular programming language. To use nagad in php based application its needed to implement API. Here I’ve made a php sdk library called xenon/nagad-api that will decrease your headache regarding implementation of nagad api. Here I am guiding you how to use nagad php sdk library in your php application.

Step 1:
composer require xenon/nagad-api

Step 2:

Example Code

<?phpuse Xenon\NagadApi\Helper;
use Xenon\NagadApi\Base;
require 'vendor/autoload.php';//all configuration are used here for demo purpose.
//for use in dev mode use 'development'
//for use in production mode use 'production'
$config = [
'NAGAD_APP_ENV' => 'development', //development|production
'NAGAD_APP_LOG' => '1',
'NAGAD_APP_MERCHANTID' => '6800000025', //demo
'NAGAD_APP_MERCHANT_PG_PUBLIC_KEY' => 'MIIBIjANBc54jjMJoP2toR9fGmQV7y9fzj6TIz9SFfsTQOugHkhyRzzhvZisiKzOAAWNX8RMpG+iqQi4p9W9VrmmiCfFDmLFnMrwhncnMsvlXB8QSJCq2irrx3HG0SJJCbS5+atz+E1iqO8QaPJ05snxv82Mf4NlZ4gZK0Pq/VvJ20lSkR+0nk+s/v3BgIyle78wjZP1vWLU4wIDAQAB',
'NAGAD_APP_TIMEZONE' => 'Asia/Dhaka',
$nagad = new Base($config, [
'amount' => 100,
'invoice' => Helper::generateFakeInvoice(15, true),
'merchantCallback' => '',

//way 1 - use for website
$status = $nagad->payNow($nagad); //will redirect to payment url of Nagad
//way 2 - useful for rest api or graphQL
$paymentUrl = $nagad->payNowWithoutRedirection($nagad); //will return payment url like below. You can use that url and do whatever u want to get payment from clients.
//after that use below method for extracting payment response that will return an array
$response = Helper::successResponse('');
[merchant] => 683XXXX225
[order_id] => CKH060JXXXXXFRA2
[status] => Success
[status_code] => 00_0000_000
[message] => Successful Transaction
[payment_dt] => 20211123235008
[issuer_payment_ref] => MTEyMzIzNDg1NzUwOXXXXXtIMDYwSjFRSlBRMUZSQTIuMTg0NTE2Yzc3ZmEzNmEwZTJlZjk=
//For payment verification use below method. You will then get below json as response.
echo $config->verifyPayment($response['payment_ref_id']);
## Payment verification Response
merchantId: "683XXXX225",
orderId: "CKH060JXXXXXFRA2",
amount: "16",
clientMobileNo: "016****5428",
merchantMobileNo: "01XXXXXXX10",
orderDateTime: "2021-11-23 23:48:22.0",
issuerPaymentDateTime: "2021-11-23 23:50:08.0",
issuerPaymentRefNo: "000XXXW",
additionalMerchantInfo: null,
status: "Success",
statusCode: "000",
cancelIssuerDateTime: null,
cancelIssuerRefNo: null



  1. Need sandbox details for sandbox testing. Check your email that you have got from nagad authority
  2. Use sandbox details such as pgpublickey, privatekey, merchant-id for sandbox testing
  3. You need to register a mobile number for sandbox testing. Contact with your account manager for doing this
  4. You should test environment before going to live


  1. Need production details for production final. You will get through email
  2. Your server ip/domain should be whitelisted before running in production

Login to your nagad merchant panel

Step 1:
In the Merchant Portal, Go to Merchant Integration Details under Merchant Management Menu.
You will get the Merchant ID which is your Merchant ID for Integration.

Then, Click on “Key Generate” and
Download the Merchant Private Key and Merchant Public Key.

Step 2:
Go to Merchant Integration under Merchant Management Menu.
Put your Call Back URL and Upload the Merchant Public Key which you have downloaded in Step 1. Add and Submit!



Ariful Islam

Software Engineer. Like to work on PHP, Laravel, CI, CakePhp, API. Proud contributor in Github, Cloud Expert, Project Consultant;