Almost all merchants are eligible for the Visa CPS Small Ticket program. See below for the full qualifications – but typically, if you accept a sale that’s under $15, it will qualify for lower interchange rates from Visa.
- Transaction amount less than or equal to $15.00.
- Magnetic stripe, contactless, or chip data read, obtain customer’s signature.
- Authorize and settle within 1 day.
- Obtain and pass 1 valid electronic authorization.
What are the rates?
Signature Preferred - 2.10% + $0.10
Downgrade (for keyed): Signature Preferred CNP, 2.40% + $0.10/txn
Downgrade (any other reason): Standard, 2.95% + $0.10/txn
Regulated Debit - 0.05% + $0.22
Downgrade: This card type does not downgrade.
Most merchants are eligible. Only the following merchants are Not Eligible:
Automated Fuel Dispensers (MCC 5542)
Direct Marketing (MCC 5960, 5962, 5964-5969)
Financial Institutions-Merchandise and Services (MCC 6012)
Wire Transfer Money Orders (MCC 4829)
Betting (MCC 7995)
Intra-Government Purchases (MCC 9405)
Intra-Company Purchases (MCC 9950)