Visa Checkout is a digital payment service designed to simplify the checkout experience using a secure, single sign-on across channels and devices using a customer’s preferred payment method.
Shoppers who use Visa Checkout can store their card information on Visa’s secure service and – when shopping on your online store – can simply select the Visa Checkout option, sign into their Visa Checkout account, select their payment method and have it automatically populated on the cart to complete their order.
Visa Checkout is NOT a payment gateway service which charges and collects payment. Instead, it will securely populate the customer’s billing and card information onto the final checkout pages of the store. As a merchant, you will still need to have a payment gateway which will handle the actual charging and collection of the credit card funds.
3dcart has made the integration process as easy as possible by allowing you to set up Visa Checkout directly through your 3dcart Online Store Manager.
First, you will need to register your store with Visa Checkout. To do this, follow these steps.
Log into your 3dcart Online Store Manager and, using the loeft hand navigation menu:
- Look for the Visa Checkout Module and click on its +Icon to expand the selection.
- Then, click on “Change Settings”
For your initial set up of Visa Checkout, the “Change Settings” link will take you to a registration page containing the following sections:
- The following information will be used for your registration’s business information. Note that most of these will be pre-populated from your store’s settings, but may be changed if needed.
- Trade Name
Your Business’ name (pre-populated for you from your merchant information)
- Legal Name
Your Business’ legal name (Also pre-populated and in most cases will be the same as the trade name)
- Website URL
The full URL to your store (This is pre-populated)
- Identification Type
The type of business Identification method you would like to use for the registration. your choices are:
- Identification Value
Your company’s respective ID (based on the above selection)
- Annual Transaction Volume
Your store’s number of annual transactions. Your choices are:
- Low – under 3 million transactions
- Medium – 3 to 25 million transactions
- High – Over 25 million transactions per year.
- Trade Name
When registering with the Identification Types listed above (specifically, EIN), please make sure that the ID is eligible as a credit card acquiring account – which is a requirement for transacting with Visa Checkout. It is sometimes common for merchants to have an EIN with their credit card banking institution that is different than the business EIN and may inadvertently enter the incorrect one. Therefore, you may experience delays in the registration process. You will want to use the EIN that is tied to your credit card acquiring bank.
- This section will also be pre-populated from your store’s information, but may be changed if needed.
Primary Contact Information
- These fields are also pre-populated from your store’s Merchant Information section
- Finally, this section will allow you to specify settings that you would like to use with your store’s Visa Checkout integration including the following options:
- Card Brands
Specify which card brands you would like to make applicable/available via your store’s Visa Checkout
- Accept Canadian Visa Debit
Choose whether you are willing to accept Visa Debit cards originating from Canada
- Accepted Shipping Regions
Select which shipping regions (US, CA, and AU) you are willing to accept for Visa Checkout
- Logo URL
When Visa Checkout is selected by your shopper, they will see the login information in a pop out light-box display. This URL is pre-populated with your store’s logo path so that it shows alongside the Visa Checkout Logo. You may also specify a different path to an alternate logo if desired.
- Customer Support URL
This is also used for the lightbox display allowing your shoppers to contact you for customer service inquiries. It is pre-populated with your store’s contact us page information.
- Card Brands
When you have completed the registration successfully, your store will be integrated with Visa Checkout and it will be ready for use by your shoppers.
The “Other Information” settings can be reconfigured after registration as well by returning to the Visa Checkout Settings page described in the original steps.