Merchant Service Provider or ISO Selection: Obtain Sufficient Details from Each Candidate

What are the most important questions to ask when selecting a merchant service provider or ISO? Credit card processing can…

Merchant Service provider ISO: Frequently Asked Questions

When a business opens a merchant account, it often has questions about the role of the account issuer. Despite its ongoing service to a business, the role of an account provider can seem obscured by its “middle man” status, a status that most businesses wish to have clarified before they open an account. Also known as an ISO (independent service organization), a service provider plays a crucial role in the merchant service industry. Below, we answer frequently asked questions regarding ISOs to clarify their role.