Accept Payments Online

An Authorize.Net Payment Gateway account allows you to accept credit cards and electronic checks from websites and Internet auction sites. Our solutions are designed to save time and money for small- to medium-sized businesses.

Accept Payments Online

You need both a payment gateway and a merchant account to accept online payments.

Payment Gateway Account

The Authorize.Net Payment Gateway provides the complex infrastructure and security necessary for fast, reliable and secure transmission of transaction data between websites and the payment networks.

  • Accept a variety of payment methods

  • Safe and secure (PCI-DSS compliant)

  • Industry-leading reputation since 1996

  • Free, award-winning customer support

  • Free fraud prevention tools

  • Free website seal to boost shopper confidence and sales

Internet Merchant Account

An Internet merchant account is the type of bank account that allows businesses to accept online credit card payments. Authorize.Net works with almost all merchant account providers. To find a merchant account, please see our Reseller Directory.

  • Automatic deposit of funds into your bank account

  • Funds received in as few as 1-2 days*

  • Bank represents your interests in transaction disputes

* Depending on your merchant account provider
  • FDIC insured

  • Total control of your account, not shared accounts

Learn More About Accepting Online Payments

How The Credit Card Process Works

How It Works