Visa is hitting the road with an EMV tour, thanks to low Canadian small business processing rates. While many are turning to paper money, Visa sees this drop as alarming. Canadian merchants should be on the lookout, as these events are sure to full of helpful information. However, there is one thing that you need to know, whether you attend an EMV event or not: You need a merchant account.
It can be tough to find a reasonable Canadian merchant account. Rates are often high, and service is often lax and not expansive. This is a problem, but there are options – US-based options – that can help change your view of the industry. You need to turn to EMB for a Canadian merchant account. We at EMB know that small business have it tough, especially if the economy is not great. This is Canada’s main issue, and many times these results in an influx of fraudulent charges. While they do happen, we at EMB will not turn away your account or trump up your processing rates. Speaking of processing rates, our rates are industry-standard, unlike many who claim to be on the side of a high risk merchant. Yes, Canadian merchant accounts are stuck with that dreaded high risk label, but it does not deter us from supporting your business. An industry label should not ruin your business’s shot of becoming successful.
Merchant account services include payment processing for different kinds of businesses including retail, MOTO or mail order/telephone order, Internet, and high risk businesses among others. Without a merchant account, a business owner would not be able to accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express or any other popular card type. This is why Visa is in a mad dash to get Canadian small businesses to get a merchant account. Visa is suffering, and so if your business if you do not have a merchant account. One of the best things is that we can approve you for an account in as little as three business days.
What are you waiting for? Contact EMB today.