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Suspending/Terminating Subscriptions Overview

Subscriptions can have several statuses in PayPro Global's system, which depend on the payment method used as well as the subscription settings defined in the account.

Subscription Statuses

ActiveA subscription is actively running and will be extended automatically/manually depending on the renewal mode on a due date.

A subscription has been manually suspended by the customer in his buyer's account or by the vendor in the Control Panel, using API

or a PayPro Global specialist. Also, a subscription gets this status when the last payment attempt for the renewal fails. A subscription with this status can be renewed at any time in the same way it was canceled (by a customer, you via a dedicated API method, or our specialist).


A subscription gets this status via API method

or by the vendor in the Control Panel.
In this case, the subscription can be renewed only by PayPro Global specialists, and if the subscription due date is in the past, the system will make a charge attempt within a couple of minutes. If it is unsuccessful, the subscription will be terminated again.

  • If a subscription was paid with PayPal and the customer cancels their subscription billing agreement in his PayPal account, it gets terminated status in our system and can't be renewed.
  • If the subscription initial order is fully refunded, then it gets terminated status.

A subscription is finished when the defined number of billing cycles in the product setup is over or via API

The subscription can't be renewed.

Suspend/Terminate Via Control Panel

It could come in handy to have the option to manually stop a customer's subscription, especially for your billing & support team. Please go to your PayPro Global account -> Orders & Customers and find the needed order there or you can simply find the customer's subscription by using a search option in the top right corner (you can search by order ID or email). Once you have found the customer's subscription, click Suspend or Terminate (depending on the needed result) in the Product detail block. A pop-up window will appear where you can write the remark and choose one of the default cancellation reasons.

Suspend terminate

Both options will be sent to you in webhook






for tracking purposes via parameters:


Suspend/Terminate/Finish Via API

The subscription cancellation process for your customers should be as simple as possible, with no extra steps. We recommend you to have a dedicated customer area on your website, in the platform, or app by allowing them to cancel the subscription in one click. With PayPro Global, you can do this using our APIs. So, when a customer requests to cancel, you call one of the dedicated API methods to change the subscription status to


Subscription Renewal Logic

The subscription renewal process with PayPro Global is easy.

To do it automatically, you can use the API method.


Terminated and finished subscriptions cannot be renewed via API.

Allow the customer to have Resubscribe option in the customer area, and with a simple click, the subscription will be renewed. You can contact our Support team (24/7) at [email protected] and they will do it for you in a couple of minutes.

Finished Subscription

In case you need to stop a customer's subscription permanently without any option to renew it, then you can finish it in the PayPro Global system. It can be done via API


Another use case would be if you want to offer to your customer a one-year subscription but split into several payments. You will be able to set up a subscription product with a billing cycle of 3 months and put the value 4 into Number of billing cycles to have four cycles in total. The customer will be billed four times every three months until the year ends, and then subscription is finished.