INTRODUCTION TO PAYMENT GATEWAY ACCOUNTS
If you need a payment processor or gateway account contact Kopavi at the Tech Center 406-363-0514 or fill out the initial application form below. We exclusively recomend Authorize.Net, one of the most trusted names in internet payment gateway services in the industry. We have been working with Authorize.Net since 1997.
(Choose the "Payment Gateway Only" option. We can get better discount rate fees through Elavon, an MSP)
* An Authorize.Net Payment Gateway Account is the communication tool that enables you to authorize, settle and manage credit card and electronic check payments.
** A Merchant Account is a bank account that is used specifically for the purpose of collecting proceeds from bank account and credit card payment transactions. A Card Not Present (CNP) merchant account is used by merchants who receive payments electronically or in situations where payment is not physically presented to the merchant by the consumer at the time of the transaction. A Card Present (CP) merchant account is used by merchants who receive payments in a physical location, where payment is physically presented to the merchant by the customer at the time of the transaction.
If you need help determining if you already have a Merchant Account or have any other questions:
Call the tech center at 406.363.0514.