Support multiple currencies on storefronts
Merchants who use Shopify Payments can sell products and accept payments in multiple currencies, known as presentment currencies, on the Shopify platform. Prices are displayed in a customer's preferred currency on all storefront and checkout pages.
This tutorial shows you how to support multiple currencies on a storefront.
- You've reviewed and met the requirements on the Getting started with the Storefront API page.
- You've created products and product variants in your store.
- You've queried the Shopify card vault to obtain the session ID, which allows you to complete the checkout in this tutorial. For a detailed tutorial on how to create and complete checkouts, refer to Create a checkout with the Storefront API.
Query the store for supported currencies
Shopify stores have a store currency, which is the default currency that's used to display prices on a storefront.
Merchants can enable multiple presentment currencies from their Shopify Payments settings. Presentment currencies are the currencies that can be used to display prices to customers on a storefront and checkout.
The following example shows how to query a shop's
paymentSettings object to return a list of enabled presentment currencies:
Return presentment prices on a product variant
You can query specific product variants to return pricing information in different presentment currencies. By default, all currencies are returned, or you can use the
presentmentCurrencies argument as part of the
presentmentPrices object to return a specific currency.
When merchants set sale prices for products, the price is the sales price and original price is the compare at price.
The following query returns the
price for the product variant's Australian (AUD) presentment currency:
Query products for the presentment price ranges
You can query products to return the range of variant prices for presentment currencies. To get a price in a specific presentment currency you can query
node for a given product variant.
You can return the
presentmentPriceRanges by querying
products. By default, all currencies are returned, or you can use the
presentmentCurrencies argument on
presentmentPriceRanges to return a specific currency.
The following query returns the
presentmentPriceRanges for all of the store's supported currencies:
The following query only returns the
presentmentPriceRanges for the AUD currency code:
Create a checkout by specifying the currency
Apps can create checkouts using any of the enabled presentment currencies on a merchant's store.
To create a checkout using a specific currency, include the currency code as an input argument in the checkoutCreate mutation:
Complete the checkout
When you complete a checkout, you can provide the currency code of the created checkout as an input argument on the checkoutCompleteWithCreditCardV2 mutation.
To complete the payment, send the payment information, including the
billingAddress fields. Send the payment session ID as the
The following mutation completes the checkout using Australian currency by sending the AUD currency code as part of the
payment object. The example uses the session ID from the Shopify card vault to complete the mutation.
The response includes the payment ID of the completed checkout:
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