Merchant Account, Credit Card Processing FAQ
Merchant Account Questions
Q. What is a merchant account?
Q. What are the requirements for a merchant account?
Q. How long does it take to get approved and setup?
Q. Do I need to have great credit to get approved for a merchant account?
Q. What is AVS?
Q. What is CVV, CVC, CV2?
Q. Can I process through my website?
Q. What if my business is not based in the US?
Processing Equipment Questions
Q. Should I purchase or lease equipment?
Q. Can I process over an IP based, or Ethernet connection?
Q. Will terminals work with VOIP?
Q. Can I buy a terminal from another company?
Q. Can I buy a terminal on eBay?
Q. What is a refurbished terminal?
Q. Do I need to process with the Merchant Equipment Store to purchase equipment?
Q. Will this equipment work with my current processor?
General Credit Card Processing Questions
Q. What is a chargeback?
Q. How long does it take for funds to be deposited in my account?
Information on credit card processing, processing equipment, merchant accounts, and industry related news can be found at the merchant account blog.