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Jul 24 2009   8:12PM GMT

PCI Merchant Level Requirements | VISA Merchant Level Compliance



Posted by: Charles Denyer
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PCI Merchant Level Requirements for VISA are stated as the following:

Level 1: Any merchant-regardless of acceptance channel-processing over 6,000,000 Visa transactions per year. Also, any merchant that Visa, at its sole discretion, determines should meet the Level 1 merchant requirements to minimize risk to the Visa system.

Level 2: Any merchant-regardless of acceptance channel-processing 1,000,000 to 6,000,000 Visa transactions per year.

Level 3: Any merchant processing 20,000 to 1,000,000 Visa e-commerce transactions per year.

Level 4: Any merchant processing fewer than 20,000 Visa e-commerce transactions per year, and all other merchants-regardless of acceptance channel-processing up to 1,000,000 Visa transactions per year.

The other payment brands (MasterCard, American Express, Discover Card, and JCB) also have their own requirements for merchants.

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