Merchant account

In order to take payments through your website or over the phone you need a merchant account. PayVector connects to a number of acquirers and can assist you with setting up a merchant account.

Acquiring Banks

The following list includes the merchant account providers that we currently connect to:

  • Allied Irish Bank Merchant Services (AIB MS)

  • American Express

  • Barclays Merchant Services

  • Credorax

  • Post Bank

  • Elavon

  • First Data Merchant Services (FDMS)

  • Global Payments

  • Lloyds Cardnet

  • Max Payments (

  • National Australia Bank (NAB)

  • Valitor

  • WorldPay (UK and Ireland)

Building New Relationships

We are constantly expanding our acquiring bank partnerships and always interested in building new connections. If your merchant bank is not listed, please get in touch to ask us whether we are in the process of building an integration with them. 

Supported Card Types

PayVector payment gateway can process the following card types:

  • Visa

  • Visa Electron

  • MasterCard

  • Maestro

  • American Express

  • Diners Club

  • Delta

  • JCB

Please note that not all card types are available with all acquiring banks.

Types of Merchant Account

There are several types of merchant account depending on how you would like to take payments and it is important to know which one you require:

ECOM - If you take payments online or wish to benefit from our PayByLink feature and send e-Invoices to your customers you need an ECOM merchant account.

MOTO - If you take payments using a virtual terminal or a physical terminal for over-the-phone payments you need a MOTO merchant account.

CP - If you take face-to-face payments you need a CP merchant account. 

Whatever your needs are, PayVector can help! Request a free quote today! 


Why choose PayVector?

PayVector is the proven solution for ‘card-not-present’ payments including e-Commerce, Telephone & Mail Order and e-Invoicing. PayVector has 100% uptime since inception in 2007, meaning maximum uptime for your business.