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Merchant Account Startup Costs

Startup Costs for Merchant Accounts

What kinds of typical startup costs can I expect?

The costs are dependent on which type of processing you choose and obtain. With each individual and circumstance the processing rates can vary. There are different application processes and rates for an off shore merchant compared to a non high-risk merchant. All is dependent on your current situation and risk factor.

The establishment of a merchant account generally requires a nominal application fee . There are, however, instances when a merchant account provider will waive these fees as part of an advertising campaign or in conjunction with added services. Additional startup costs are determined by whether a retail or Internet account is needed to accept and process payments. For example, a retail merchant account might need a POS terminal and supplies to accept credit and debit card transactions. Whereas, an Internet merchant account would need a payment gateway and some form of a shopping cart to accept payment from an online website

We will be happy to discuss these rates and what we can offer you. Please see the different arenas of processing below and choose one accordingly. Once we have your application we can discuss rates and fees or feel free to give us a call.

Merchant Account Questions

Below are some of the most important questions and answers on how to prepare
yourself for the world of merchant accounts and credit card processing.

What are some important questions to ask before signing up for a merchant account?
What is an explanation of a merchant account?
How much do I have to pay for a merchant account cost?
Why should I consider Fasttransact for my merchant account?
How many merchant accounts can someone have?
Is having a merchant account the best way to accept online transactions or should I use a PC?
How long does the merchant account approval process take?
Do you accept non-U.S. merchants?
Do you have any hidden fees for merchant accounts?
How fast can you set up my merchant account to accept credit cards?
Do you decline any merchant account applications or online processing applications?
Can I process for more than one business with my merchant account?
Do I have to be a U.S. citizen to open a merchant account?
What if I want to open a Canadian merchant account?
What are your fees and costs for merchant account processing?
What are the underwriting requirements to open a merchant account?
What kinds of typical startup costs can I expect in obtaining a merchant account?
I already have a retail merchant account, can I use this for internet processing?
Are there merchant application fees involved?
How do I apply for a merchant account?
How long will it take for my merchant application to be processed?
What if my merchant application is not approved?
Can you describe the merchant application process?
Does Fasttransact require a contract or is it month to month?
Will you charge me for a second merchant account?


Merchant Account Questions

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