Payment Gateway

Payment Gateway

A payment gateway is an application service provider that authorizes credit card and electronic check payments for businesses. A payment gateway facilitates the transfer of information between a payment portal (such as a website, mobile phone, or interactive voice response service) and the front-end processor or acquiring bank. When a customer orders a product from a payment gateway-enabled merchant, the payment gateway performs a variety of tasks to process the transaction.

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    A BOC entry is a one time debit entry to the account of a receiver whom has, at the point of purchase, been notified that their check...

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  • COR (Notification of Change)

    A COR entry is initiated by a receiving depository financial institution (RDFI) to inform an originator of incorrect information submitted in an entry. The originator must correct...

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