Sage Pay Payment Gateway

Receive online payments with credit cards and debit cards for your event registrations through Sage Pay

Event organizers like you use Event Espresso for planning art classes, conferences, nonprofit events, festivals, and more! With an event registration plugin like Event Espresso, you can create an event registration system so you can receive payments from your attendees for their event registrations using Sage Pay.

Version 1.1.6+ supports Strong Customer Authentication (SCA) with 3DSecure.

Why Sage Pay?

Event registrations with Sage Pay
Sage Pay is available to event organizers in the United Kingdom. Use your WordPress website to create an event registration system with Sage Pay and Event Espresso to accept event registrations and online payments through debit cards and credit cards. You’ll receive your payments immediately as attendees and registrants register and pay online for their event registrations through Sage Pay.


Our members in the United Kingdom choose Sage Pay so they can receive online payments securely for their event registrations from major credit cards like Mastercard, VISA, Discover, and American Express.

With a merchant account from Sage Pay, you can start accepting online payments securely for your event registrations using Sage Pay. Sign up online for a Sage Pay merchant account on



How do I get started with Sage Pay for my event registrations?

Are you currently using Event Espresso for your event registrations on your WordPress website? You can purchase the Sage Pay extension for Event Espresso here while logged into your account on You’ll then see Sage Pay in your downloads area in the lower right of your account page.

Need a support license for Event Espresso?

Here are the steps to get started with Event Espresso and Sage Pay today.

1) Join other event organizers who prefer Event Espresso for their event registrations and purchase a support license for Event Espresso right now

2) Afterward, you’ll be logged into your new account on and, a welcome email will be sent to your email address

3) Follow the quick start guide for Event Espresso to get up and running quickly with your events through Event Espresso and Sage Pay

If you need a merchant account with Sage Pay, then you can start the signup process for one today at


Frequently asked questions about the Sage Pay payment gateway

Is a WordPress website required?
Event Espresso is a plugin for WordPress so you’ll need a website running WordPress to use Event Espresso. If you don’t currently have a website, then check out Event Smart where you can use event registration software with Sage Pay to receive event registrations from your attendees.

How can I set up a recurring payment, payment plan, or a subscription through Sage Pay?
Recurring payments, payment plans, or subscriptions are not currently supported in the Sage Pay. When an attendee pays for their event registrations with Sage Pay, they pay up front so, you receive your funds right away.

When I refund a payment, does it also refund through Sage Pay?
Refunds in Event Espresso 4 are currently a two-step process. First, apply the refund through the transaction details screen of Event Espresso in your WP-admin (WP dashboard). Then log in to your merchant account and process the refund.

Is an SSL certificate needed for Sage Pay?
A dedicated SSL certificate is recommended if you are accepting payments on your website.

Do I need to be PCI compliant?
Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) is required if you are processing, storing, or transmitting credit card data. Event Espresso recommends using a dedicated SSL certificate on your website.

View more information on PCI compliance from Sage Pay.


You are covered by our 30-day money back guarantee!

The Sage Pay payment gateway documentation can help you with questions like:

– How do I install the add-on on my WP website once I’ve purchased it from
– How do I set up the extension once I install and activate it on my WordPress website?
– What are some common questions about the add-on?

Check out the documentation for the Sage Pay payment gateway.

Still, need more help? Log in to your account on and get help from our support team today.

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