How to get a High Risk Merchant Account

In the merchant services industry there are certain business types and industries that are considered "high risk" when it comes to setting up credit card processing for these high risk businesses you need to deal with a merchant account provider that handles high risk merchant accounts. The other factor that you will need to be aware of is trying to obtain a traditional merchant account with bad credit.

The good thing about this is that there are a ton of merchant processing companies that are happy to help. We have partnered with the top 5 high risk merchant account providers to ensure that our merchants get the best service levels, lowest processing rates and fees in the credit card processing business. Depending on the processing company that you choose they may consider you as a high risk business where another processing company might not. This mainly depends on the underwriting departments guidelines.

High Risk Business Types:

Amazon, Google or Yahoo stores - 800 chat websites - Airlines - Adult Services - Auctions - Bad Credit - Brokering - Biz Opps - MLM - Cigarette, Nicotine and E-cigs - Collection Agency - Credit Repair - Debt Consolidation - Direct Sales - eBay Stores - Firearms - E-books - High Average Ticket - International - Investment Firms - Life Coach - Lottery - Mail Order - Terminated Merchant File - Pawn Shops - SEO Services - Social Networking Websites - Telephone Orders - Time Shares - Travel Firms - VOIP Service - Extended Warranty

There are more but here are some of the top examples of merchants that are considered "high risk merchants" by most merchant account providers. Please feel free to contact us to get more details or to get started with a high risk merchant account.

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