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Online Merchant Account

What is an online merchant account?

What is an online merchant account?

To accept payments online, you need an online merchant account. This is required for all businesses that wish to process online card payments. If you do not have a merchant account, you can use an acquiring service.

Paysafe is an acquiring service

We are one of the few payment service providers that can collect and process card details on behalf of the merchant without requiring an online merchant account – an ideal choice for start ups who need to get started straight away.

If you do not have an online merchant account and want to start accepting payments online, contact us today.

More payment definitions?

Asking yourself “what is PCI compliance?” Find out about more payment terminology from our Payments Glossary.