Cashfree Payments offers two charge models that you can use to charge the customers, Periodic and On-Demand. Click [here](🔗) to know more. To charge your customers for subscriptions, you must first create a plan.
To create a plan,
Go to **Payment Gateway Dashboard** > **Subscriptions**.
Select **Plans** > **New Plan**.
Enter a **Plan ID** to identify the plan when you create a subscription.
Enter a **Plan Name** for easy reference.
Enter a **Description** for the plan. The details you enter here will be visible to your customers during checkout.
Select **Plan Type**. It can be a **Periodic** or an **On-demand** plan.
For periodic plans select the **Interval Type** (monthly, weekly, etc.).
Specify the **Amount** to be charged. For on-demand plan type, specify the **Max Amount** that a customer can be charged for the plan.
Click **Create**. A plan is created and you can create subscriptions using this plan.
All the plans that you create will be shown in the **Plans** section as shown below.
You can also use our API to create a plan. Click [here](🔗) to know more.