Description Mandatory parameter used for creating a subscription that allows to define the subscription start date.

For a SEPA direct debit, the due date must be at least 14 calendar days from the submission date of the form (vads_trans_date).

This parameter does not always match with the date of the first installment that depends only on the vads_sub_desc parameter.

The effective date indicates when the recurring payment starts. The date format is YYYYMMDD.

Example: for February 1st 2015, enter 20150201.

Input and output field, returned in the response (IPN and Return URL).

Format n8
Error code 69
Category Subscription details