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Accept MasterCard payments

Online MasterCard transactions: Introduction

With over 959 million cardholders worldwide, MasterCard Worldwide is the second largest credit card provider in the world, second only to VISA. With 4.2 million cardholders, MasterCard is the largest credit card provider in the Netherlands. By offering VISA and MasterCard, you will reach the greatest percentage of credit card holders worldwide.

Accept MasterCard payments on your site: How to

It is simple. Basically, you have to follow the same procedure for any payment method:

*** ATTENTION: A special request is needed for credit card and giropay. Please be aware that this takes several weeks. When your account goes live, you can provide every available payment method for your account in your webshop, except credit card and giropay. You can only offer credit card and giropay in your web shop when your request for these payment methods is approved.

Online MasterCard transactions: Advantages and possibilities

MasterCard is the largest credit card provider in the Netherlands (4.2 million cardholders), and number two worldwide (959 million cardholders). By offering payments by MasterCard in your webshop, you will be able to reach a large group of consumers. The combination with VISA will mean you will cover nearly all of the credit card holders worldwide. At ICEPAY, this combination is automatic.

MasterCard and VISA have developed a security system to fight credit card fraud. This system is called 3-D Secure. In order to ensure that your credit card payments are handled in an even more secure manner, ICEPAY offers this system as one of its products. You can read more about this in the 3-D Secure product description.

The advantages of MasterCard for your webshop:

  • Reach a large group of consumers in the Netherlands and worldwide;
  • In the ICEPAY combination with VISA, reach nearly all of the credit card holders worldwide;
  • Weekly payments;
  • Option for protection from fraud using 3-D Secure.
  • Credit card payments make larger purchases possible in your webshop;
  • The spending patterns of credit card holders have a positive effect on turnover.
  • Recurring Payments for Mastercard available.

Online MasterCard transactions: How it works for customers

If you would like to include MasterCard as one of the payment methods you offer in your webshop, you must complete the general application procedure for Credit Cards (VISA/MasterCard) with ICEPAY. This application procedure takes at least two weeks, yet can sometimes take even longer. This is due to the requirements the credit card companies set for their providers.

For your customers, paying using MasterCard works the same as with every other credit card.

All your customer has to do is:
  1. Choose a product in your webshop;
  2. Choose MasterCard as the payment method;
  3. Fill in the required credit card information in the MasterCard secure environment;
  4. Confirm the payment;
  5. And: the payment is complete.

Payments for your credit card transactions are not handled by ICEPAY, but by our supplier. These payments are made on a weekly basis. If you would like further information on payments or the implementation of MasterCard, please contact us.

There are also extra security options available for credit card transactions by incorporating 3-D Secure into your webshop. Read more about 3-D Secure.

This payment method is available in:

  • World wide

Cost overview per account
 
Connection costs - € 125,- p.y. € 125,- p.y. On request
Transaction costs - 2,7% + € 0,25 p.t. 2,3% + € 0,25 p.t. On request
 
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