Credit Card Processing Resources

Credit Card Processing Resources


Learn how credit card payments are processed online, over the phone and in person. The resources on this page will help you understand what happens after a credit card is swiped through a POS terminal or a cardholder clicks on the “Place Order” button on an e-commerce website.


The articles below will teach you how to identify weak spots in your own payment processing cycle and what actions to take to correct them.


Credit Card Processing Basics


Card Processing BasicsCard Processing Basics


Processing E-Commerce TransactionsProcessing E-Commerce Transactions


Processing Card-Present TransactionsProcessing Card-Present Transactions


Wireless Credit Card ProcessingWireless Credit Card Processing


E-Commerce Transaction SettlementE-Commerce Transaction Settlement


Overview: Accepting Credit Card Payments OnlineOverview: Accepting Credit Card Payments Online


Recurring Payment PlansRecurring Payment Plans


Credit Card Processing Costs


Interchange FeesInterchange Fees


Interchange Plus Pricing vs. Tiered PricingInterchange Plus Pricing vs. Tiered Pricing


Qualified, Mid-Qualified and Non-Qualified Credit Card TransactionsQualified, Mid-Qualified and Non-Qualified Credit Card Transactions


What would be Reasonable Credit Card Processing Rates for Store-Front Merchants?What would be Reasonable Credit Card Processing Rates for Store-Front Merchants?


Credit Card Receipts


Required Information for Credit Card ReceiptsRequired Information for Credit Card Receipts


Credit Card Sales Receipt ProcessingCredit Card Sales Receipt Processing


Best Practices for Credit Card Transaction ReceiptsBest Practices for Credit Card Transaction Receipts


How to Handle Multiple Sales Receipts and Partial PaymentsHow to Handle Multiple Sales Receipts and Partial Payments


Managing Transaction Copy RequestsManaging Transaction Copy Requests


Credit Card Processing Guides


Best Card Acceptance Practices for Face-to-Face TransactionsBest Card Acceptance Practices for Face-to-Face Transactions


eCommerce Card Processing GuideeCommerce Card Processing Guide


Using the Address Verification Service (AVS)Using the Address Verification Service (AVS)


How to Select a Processing Bank for your E-Commerce BusinessHow to Select a Processing Bank for your E-Commerce Business


Processing Procedures for Online Gambling TransactionsProcessing Procedures for Online Gambling Transactions


Card Acceptance Requirements at Cardholder-Activated TerminalsCard Acceptance Requirements at Cardholder-Activated Terminals


Managing E-Commerce Payment Choices at the CheckoutManaging E-Commerce Payment Choices at the Checkout


Validating Cardholder Information in E-Commerce TransactionsValidating Cardholder Information in E-Commerce Transactions


Card Identification in E-Commerce TransactionsCard Identification in E-Commerce Transactions


How to Handle Credit Card Processing on Multiple WebsitesHow to Handle Credit Card Processing on Multiple Websites


How to Validate Credit Card Numbers in E-Commerce TransactionsHow to Validate Credit Card Numbers in E-Commerce Transactions


How Accepting Credit Cards Issued by Foreign Banks is Different and should You be Settling in Foreign CurrenciesHow Accepting Credit Cards Issued by Foreign Banks is Different and should You be Settling in Foreign Currencies


How to Set up and Use E-Commerce Transaction Velocity Limits and ControlsHow to Set up and Use E-Commerce Transaction Velocity Limits and Controls


Credit Card Payment Processing and Information Disclosure Guidelines for AirlinesCredit Card Payment Processing and Information Disclosure Guidelines for Airlines


How to Manage Installment Payment PlansHow to Manage Installment Payment Plans


How Cruise Line-Related Credit Card Payments should be ProcessedHow Cruise Line-Related Credit Card Payments should be Processed


When should Merchants Deposit Credit Card Payments?When should Merchants Deposit Credit Card Payments?


Credit Card Acceptance Considerations for Travel AgenciesCredit Card Acceptance Considerations for Travel Agencies


Credit Card Acceptance When the Terminal is DownCredit Card Acceptance When the Terminal is Down


How to Minimize Errors at the E-Commerce CheckoutHow to Minimize Errors at the E-Commerce Checkout


Bank Responsibilities in the Clearing and Settling of Credit Card TransactionsBank Responsibilities in the Clearing and Settling of Credit Card Transactions


Requirements for Acceptance of Card-Present Discover TransactionsRequirements for Acceptance of Card-Present Discover Transactions


Requirements for Acceptance of MO / TO Discover TransactionsRequirements for Acceptance of MO / TO Discover Transactions


Requirements for Acceptance of Recurring and Installment Discover TransactionsRequirements for Acceptance of Recurring and Installment Discover Transactions


Settlement of Discover Card TransactionsSettlement of Discover Card Transactions


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