CityCard International Service

How to Become a Merchant

Running a business has many moving parts—and that includes a very crucial part: payment processing.

Processing payments can make or break a sale. You cannot accept your customers’ payment without a proper platform and process, regardless of how much they are willing to spend for your products. In order to provide a positive customer experience, business owners need a reliable and efficient merchant provider!

While becoming a merchant appears to be a challenging process, this will help your business in so many ways. Apart from increasing revenue and improving cash flow, you will, in turn, establish customer confidence because of seamless transactions. A merchant account will elevate operations productivity by cutting down the time needed to make complex accounting calculations. Moreover, having an all-inclusive payment system will strengthen your business. 

To equip you to get started, CCI will provide comprehensive meeting training so you fully understand the twists and turns of being a merchant.

Don’t miss the opportunity to take your business to the next level of success! Become a merchant today!

So, now to become a merchant and set yourself up for success, find out here!

City Card International will assign one of our experienced account specialists to carefully walk you through the simple process of becoming a credible credit card merchant. Treat this as pivotal training to get you through the ins and outs of the process.


During the discovery meeting, our account specialist will assess your pain points and suggest some formative solutions. We will also analyze your business needs, including the right technology for your operation (e.g., terminal, payment gateways, and unique accessories).


Once we discover your business needs, it's time for you to set up your merchant account. You need to fill out an application form and supply the necessary information and requirements (i.e., company/organization information, voided check, bank statements, supporting documents for address validation, etc.).


After completing the application, the bank will review and assess your application for approval.


Once approved, you are ready to set up your account and the necessary equipment and accessories. Once everything is up and running, you can start doing your transactions. You will have online access to all your transactions.


For any possible roadblocks encountered, you can always call us, and we will assist you right away!

Here’s What You Need to Set Up a Merchant Account!

  • Business Certificate
  • Business Tax ID Number
  • Owner with U.S. Social Security Number
  • Proof of Business Address
  • Voided Check from the business account
  • For existing businesses: recent copy of merchant and bank statements
  • Marketing material or website
  • Equipment/software to process transactions
  • Completed Application Form