Payment types

Maximum speed & security — for all your payment rails

Process Visa Direct, ACH, RTP®, FedNow, and Mastercard Send transfers in real-time via a simple platform integration. Add payment speed and security, and transform your product experience — with Astra’s instant payments API.

Visa Direct

Go global with Visa Direct

Astra partners with Visa Direct to accelerate transfers for peer-to-peer payments, cross-border remittances, account-to-account transfers, and disbursements — helping you move money globally, faster than ever before.

Visa Direct

Unlock unmatched ACH speed

We get it: Automated Clearing House (ACH) transfers can be slow. Astra’s instant payments API rebuilds ACH for optimal speed and security — delighting your users with faster money movement while improving fraud detection. All via a single API request.


Win over customers
with RTP®

Integrate your product with Astra’s instant payments API and unlock the benefits of the Real-Time Payments (RTP®) Network. The upshot? Instant bank transfers that work 24/7, 365 days a year. Empower your users with real-time settlement speeds and gain an edge on competitors. All with Astra.


Make your transfers safe & efficient with FedNow

Processing payments via FedNow? Good news: Astra partners with the Federal Reserve's FedNow service to offer instant payment processing. By integrating with our instant payments API, you’ll be able to process safe and efficient payments in real-time — 24/7, 365 days a year.


Unlock real-time transfers for consumer & small business debit cards

Harness Astra’s integration with Mastercard Send to process instant transfers of funds to consumer and small business debit cards. Create better payment experiences for your customers — whichever bank they’re using.