The importance of e-commerce in Europe constantly grows. More and more people prefer to purchase products and services online. Meanwhile, e-commerce gains its influence on the European economy. Whereas the European GDP was more than €16.4trn in 2013, the part of e-commerce is 2.2% of this number. Additionally, e-commerce becomes the important source for new jobs. All these factors turn e-commerce into a significant economic power for the European market. And there are a lot of extensions, designed to adapt your Magento store for the conditions of the European market. We gathered the most useful solutions in this post. The following article sheds light on the latest GDPR requirements and tools to make your store fully compatible with them, various tax extensions, and integrations with locak carriers, banks, and payment systems.
Table of contents
- 1 GDPR
- 2 EU VAT Enhanced
- 3 EU VAT Validation
- 4 DHL Intraship
- 5 GiroCheckout
- 6 PAYONE Payment-Extension
- 7 Heidelpay
- 8 German Setup
- 9 Market Ready Germany
- 10 iDEAL by Mollie
- 11 Amazon Checkout Extension for Europe
- 12 Sage Pay Suite Pro Europe
- 13 2000Charge – payment processing for Europe + SEPA
- 14 Official Neteven Marketplace Connector
- 15 EuVAT
- 16 Swiss Post Shipping
- 17 eWAY Rapid API
- 18 Postcode.nl postcode complementation and validation
- 19 AfterShip – Auto Tracking & Delivery Notification
- 20 Creare EU Cookie Law Banner
- 21 EU Cookie Law Compliance
- 22 Official Ogone Extension
- 23 DPD Shipping
- 24 Deutsche Bank Spain
- 25 Servired Pro Deutsche Bank
- 26 Yapital
- 27 Payson
- 28 Specter – Integration with Swedish ERP software
GDPR stands for General Data Protection Regulation. Being the EU’s new data protection legislation, it provides an absolutely new paradigm for using customers’ data. GDPR is good because it introduces stricter fines for non-compliance and breaches. It gives people more rights to tell companies what to do with their data. And that’s a massive jump into the new more user-oriented and personalized experience for each individual.
Thus, we recommend you to study this Magento 2 GDPR Compliance Guide. It describes the latest requirements to all e-commerce website that operate in EU. But let’s return to the key topic of this post: Magento extensions for the EU market. This is the most robust Magento GDPR module:
With the Amasty GDPR extension, you will get all necessary tools to make your Magento 2 website compliant with the GDPR legislation. The module provides all the features necessary for collecting and processing customers’ data most transparently and efficiently. For further information, check our review or follow the link below:
And of course, there is the corresponding Magento 2 extension:
The module is compared with its core competitor here: Magento 2 GDPR Extensions Comparison.
Now, let’s take a look at other Magento EU extensions.
EU VAT Enhanced
EU VAT Enhanced Magento extension is developed to simplify the use of European business transactions. It supports zero-rated intra-EU supplies, intra-community triangular transactions, and Reverse Charge. The extension extends the core VAT validation functions of Magento. It costs €99.
EU VAT Validation
By using EU VAT Number Validation Magento Extension, you can extend Magento core VAT validation functionality. The Magento EU extension relies on Ajax technology to validate VAT number through VAT Information Exchange System. As a result, your store receives the support for B2B transactions. The module costs $89.
This Magento EU module provides integration with DHL. It is the official tool for DHL Paket. The Extension is Free
With this free Magento EU extension, you will provide your store with the supports for Giropay, direct debit payment, credit card, and iDEAL. GiroCheckout is a free tool.
By installing this Magento EU extension, you will add the support for PAYONE to your e-commerce store. The leading European bank-independent payment service provider integration is a very important addition to e-commerce stores aimed at the European market.
Heidelpay is another Magento EU module, developed to provide integration with a dedicated payment solution. This time it is Heidelberger Payment GmbH. The module is also free.
This Magento extension for European Union tunes e-commerce stores for the conditions of the German market. It works with taxes, email templates, newsletters, prices, etc. You can download German Setup for free.
Market Ready Germany
Market Ready Germany provides all necessary extension developed to preconfigure your Magento store for the conditions of the German market. The package is free.
iDEAL by Mollie
This module provides your customers with the ability to use iDEAL – one of the most popular payment methods in the Netherlands. You can download iDEAL by Mollie for free. Get the Magento EU extension here:
Amazon Checkout Extension for Europe
This is the official tool for the integration with Inline Checkout by Amazon. It offers 2 setup options: Checkout by Amazon and Advanced Payment APIs. You should install only one option, which fits the type of your Amazon Payments Seller account. The Magento EU extension is free.
Sage Pay Suite Pro Europe
Eebizmarts presents its official SagePay extension for Germany, UK, and Spain. It provides full integration of Protocol v3, which includes Direct, Form, Server inFrame, Token, and PayPal Express. The module costs $295. Get the Magento EU extension here:
2000Charge – payment processing for Europe + SEPA
This Magento module for European Union adds all major European payment solutions to your Magento store. It supports payouts in both Euro and US dollars. 2000Charge is a free solution.
Official Neteven Marketplace Connector
By installing this Magento module, you will be able to work on leading European marketplaces. The extension relies on Neteven technology. You can download Neteven Marketplace Connector for free.
Cookie Law Compliance
With this Magento EU extension, you will be able to inform your visitors that by using your e-commerce store they permit you to set cookies in their browser. Add a fully customizable message for your Magento store to comply with the EU cookie law. The module is free.
EuVAT adds advanced tax calculation for EU countries with VAT reports. It provides the ability to assign each of your customers to one of three Customer Groups, or to use different Customer Tax Classes for your customer: EU Business customer, EU customer or international customer. The Magento EU module costs €99.
Swiss Post Shipping
By installing this Magento extension, you will provide your customers with the ability to use Swiss Post Shipping. The module relies on 3 shipping types: PostPac Priority, PostPac Economy, and Swiss-Express (Moon). The extension is free.
eWAY Rapid API
eWAY Rapid Magento Extension supports credit card payments with instant payment notifications. The module relies on Responsive Shared Page and Transparent Redirect, and it is PCI Compliant. eWAY Rapid API costs $99.
Postcode.nl postcode complementation and validation
This module adds Dutch addresses to the Checkout of your Magento store. Your customers provide postcodes and house numbers and get the complete addresses. The extension is free.
AfterShip – Auto Tracking & Delivery Notification
This Magento EU module tracks all shipments in a single place. The extension supports 200+ European couriers. In addition, you get the ability to view tracking results at your Magento store with the help of Track Button. The extension is free.
Creare EU Cookie Law Banner
This module adds a Cookie privacy banner to your e-commerce store. The banner shows up in accordance with EU guideline. The module is free.
EU Cookie Law Compliance
Comply your Magento store to the latest EU laws in regards to Cookies with this module. The extension only works with Google Analytics. It is useless for other 3rd party cookies. You can download EU Cookie Law Compliance for free.
Official Ogone Extension
Provide your customers with seamless buyer experience and enhanced transaction management capabilities of Magento Admin Panel with Ogone Extension. The Magento EU module allows you to process payments with Ogone. You can download this extension for free.
DPD is one of the leading international express service providers, which is very popular in Europe. By using DPD Shipping Magento extension, you will integrate your e-commerce store with this provider for free.
Deutsche Bank Spain
This extension provides the integration with the Deutsche Bank payment gateway. Deutsche Bank Spain costs €49.
Servired Pro Deutsche Bank
Servired Pro Deutsche Bank will also integrate your Magento store with Deutsche Bank’s Sermepa/Redsys payment gateway. It is compatible for POS with Redsys system. The module costs €99.
Yapital provides your customers with the ability to pay via their smartphones or QR code scans. The Magento EU module covers the new gateway and redirects your buyers to the hosted payment page. The solution costs €172.
Payson Magento extension for the European market provides you with two payment methods: Payson Invoice and Payson Direct. The service works with MasterCard, Visa, and such internet banks as Swedbank, SEB, Handelsbanken, and Nordea. The extension is free.
Specter – Integration with Swedish ERP software
By installing Specter Magento Extension, you get the ability to syncs different data from you store between Magento and Specter. Hit the below link for the below link for the additional information. The module costs €752.