First Direct North America is an established leader in the transaction processing industry. Whether merchants are opening a new business or expanding an established one, we provide flexible, robust and reliable products and services that enable merchants across the nation to accept electronic payments including:
* Major credit cards—MasterCard®, Visa®, American Express®, Diners Club®, Discover®, JCB®
* ATM/debit cards
* Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) (SNAP)
* Gift cards, purchasing cards
* TeleCheck Electronic Check Acceptance® (ECA®) Verification service and TeleCheck® ECA® Warranty service
* Web-based, e-commerce transactions through a Secure Payment Gateway
Specializing in small medium and large-sized businesses in both traditional and Internet environments, First Direct North America has one of the highest acceptance rates in the industry, with most applications approved within two business days. In addition, our technological advances have effectively harnessed and exceeded the growing demands in the processing industry—allowing us to support nearly every vertical market with increasing and profitable business solutions.
First Direct North America uses First Data's processing engine. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. Serving millions of merchant locations and thousands of card issuers, we have the expertise and insight to help you accelerate your business. Put our intelligence to work for you.