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First Data offers affiliate relationships with companies throughout Canada allowing you the opportunity to offer your customers a wide variety of industry-leading payment solutions. Partnering with us adds value for your customers, strengthens your relationship with them, and expands your business.
Whether you are a financial institution, referral and technology partner, agent or independent sales organization, we offer you a competitive advantage in an increasingly competitive market by helping to provide new opportunities and products to increase your bottom line. Take advantage of our guidance, innovation and experience – and profit from a long-term partnership with First Data Canada.
Visa operates the world's largest retail electronic payments network and is one of the most recognized global financial services brands. Whether you are an established business or just starting out, accepting Visa® cards will help increase your sales and improve customer satisfaction. Accepting Visa cards provides you with fast, cost-effective payments and your customers with payment options that are reliable, secure and convenient. When you accept Visa cards, you benefit from having card transactions credited to your account almost immediately. Visa's multiple layers of security helps protect your business and your customers from fraud, online, over the telephone, and at the point-of-sale. In addition, helps you reduce the cost of cash management and slippage by decreasing the amount of cash handled by your employees.
Accepting MasterCard® credit cards is Quick, Easy, and a Smart Decision for Your Company
The benefits to merchants accepting MasterCard are significant and include increased sales, as more people are attracted to stores that accept their card of choice. MasterCard® International is committed to helping you achieve more sales transactions, customer loyalty and increased profits, through innovative payment solutions, targeted promotions, and special marketing programs. MasterCard has a strong track record of customer orientation and service. 12 of the 14 newest Canadian issuers chose to issue MasterCard making them the Canadian leader offering more than 600 co-brand and affinity programs. The new products and solutions that open up new business opportunities include Quick Payment Service (QPS), PayPass™, MasterCard Prepaid, co-branding, and more. MasterCard is a registered trademark of MasterCard International Incorporated.
The JCB Way - More than a credit card
JCB has become more than a conventional payment card by delivering the most convenient, efficient, and reliable payment products in tandem with providing the highest quality services to their valued customers around the world. About 60.2 million cardmembers worldwide now hold JCB® cards, which are accepted at approximately 12.76 million associated merchants in 190 countries/territories, and supported by close ties with more than 350 financial institutions around the world.
American Express is the world's largest card issuer, the premium network for high-spending cardmembers, a processor of millions of transactions daily, and a partner that provides business-building services to a worldwide merchant base.
Accepting American Express® cards lets you welcome loyal cardmembers. Some facts, more than 3.4 million Canadians carry an American Express card and actively seek establishments where they can use their cards. 61% of American Express Business Cardmembers say they use of their American Express SBS or Corporate Card for business expenses is required by their company1, and 84.7 million American Express Cardmembers2 from around the world use their cards wherever they travel.
1. Representative sample of American Express Cardmembers, Brookfield Research/American Express, Aug/Sept 2007 Cardmember Survey.
2. American Express 2007 3rd Quarter Earnings Release, October 2007.
Accept Discover® cards and boost your sales
With strong corporate partnerships and unsurpassed Cardmember loyalty, Discover draws customers from around the globe right to your business. Discover is now the parent company for Diners Club Interternational® , a brand that's already well established among affluent Canadian consumers. Discover is also one of the largest issuers in the United States*. And their reciprocal acceptance agreements help companies find new sources of revenue in the sizeable Asian tourism market.
Diners Club International & Discover - working together.
- Diners Club International® is now a part of Discover - so if you accept Diners Club International cards, you can accept Discover as well.
- Diners Club International operates in 185 countries and territories around the globe, with millions of cardmembers in Canada and worldwide.
- Over 90% of Diners Club International cards now authorize on the Discover network
Access a growing market in China UnionPay.
- Discover has a reciprocal acceptance agreement with China UnionPay, the only card network in mainland China
- This agreement allows merchants like you to serve Chinese travelers, the fastest growing segment of the tourism market.
- China UnionPay® cards are issued by every major Chinese bank, with over a billion credit and debit cards issued to date.
- In addition to our relationship with China UnionPay, Discover has a reciprocal acceptance agreement with BCCard, the largest card issuer in China and Korea.
*2009 GAO Report Credit Cards
When you offer Interac services, you provide Canadians with a convenient payment option that's being used more and more every minute. You also join thousands of other merchants who are providing a safe and secure electronic payment system for debit cardholders.
Today, merchants of all sizes are turning to integrated solutions in their efforts to cut costs and realign with industry compliance standards. At First Data Canada, we have adjusted our offerings to provide a VAR and Referral Program that thrives on the premise of building meaningful relationships within the payments industry. These are supplemented by a support structure that is able to manage the expectations of a niche that has seen significant growth, while continuing to stimulate new relationships through a competitive VAR and Referral Program. You will benefit from a broad selection of technology options that best fits your merchants' integrated payment requirements, and every merchant you refer to us will benefit from the payment processing services that have set the industry standard. Click here to request more info.
First Data Canada Certified VARS
|Apriva||Verisign (Paypal)||Soft Trans (Southern Datacom)|
|Six Card Solutions||Blackboard||Squirrel|
|Caledon Card Services||ICVerify||YESpay|
|Global Card Services||ICVerify Enterprise||Universal Payments|
|Shift 4||Micros 3700||Microsoft|
|Southern Datacom||PC Charge (Verifone)||Planet Payment|
|Thermeon||Protobase (Southrn Datacom)||Starburst Coin|
Getting Started is Easy - Choose From the Following Ways
- Have a Merchant Services representative contact you
- Call a Merchant Services representative at 1-866-228-6184