Credit Card Surcharge Rules and Fees

Created by Elise Shaw, Modified on Thu, Mar 7 at 11:31 AM by Elise Shaw

Please follow the links below to be directed to Mastercard's Surcharge Rules and Information:


Mastercard Frequently Asked Questions for Merchant Surcharge 

 https://www.mastercard.us/content/dam/public/mastercardcom/na/us/en/documents/Merchant_Surcharge_FAQ.pdf


Mastercard Surcharge Rules 5.11.2

Effective: 27 January 2013 - 6 June 2019

https://www.mastercard.us/content/dam/public/mastercardcom/na/us/en/documents/Merchant_Surcharge_Rules.pdf








Please follow the links below to be directed to Visa's Surcharge Rules and Information:


VISA Surcharging Credit Cards - Q&A for Merchants

 https://usa.visa.com/dam/VCOM/download/merchants/surcharging-faq-by-merchants.pdf


5 Important Visa Rules That Every Merchant Should Know

https://usa.visa.com/content/dam/VCOM/global/support-legal/documents/five-important-rules-for-merchants.pdf







NOTE: MERCHANTS CANNOT CHARGE SURCHARGES ON DEBIT CARDS. MERCHANTS WILL HAVE TO MAKE SURE TO ASK CUSTOMERS IF THEY ARE USING A DEBIT CARD AND SETUP A SEPARATE DEBIT CARD PAYMENT TYPE.


CLICK HERE to be directed to Coreware's Knowledge Base Article for Payment Types Section Guide

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