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The Payments Process

Get a step-by-step overview of the process payments over our network go through.

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  1. Discover

    Enables communication between all the parties

  2. Acquirer

    Facilitates payment processing between merchants and processors

  3. Financial Institution

    Offers consumers and businesses payment and access accounts

  4. Cardholder

    Initiates purchases

  5. Merchant

    Accepts multiple types of payment

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