FDIS is an established leader in the transaction processing industry. Whether merchants are opening a new business or expanding an established one, we provide flexible, robust and reliable products and services that enable merchants across the nation to accept electronic payments including:
•Major credit cards—MasterCard®
•Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT)
•Gift cards, purchasing cards
•TeleCheck Electronic Check Acceptance® (ECA®) Verification service and TeleCheck® ECA® Warranty service
•Web-based, e-commerce transactions through a Secure Payment Gateway
Specializing in small and medium-sized businesses in both traditional and Internet environments, FDIS has one of the highest acceptance rates in the industry, with most applications approved within two business days. In addition, our technological advances have effectively harnessed and exceeded the growing demands in the processing industry—allowing us to support nearly every vertical market with increasing and profitable business solutions.
A Global Leader in Electronic Commerce
FDIS uses First Data's processing engine. First Data powers the global economy by making it easy, fast and secure for people and businesses around the world to buy goods and services using virtually any form of payment. Serving millions of merchant locations and thousands of card issuers, we have the expertise and insight to help you accelerate your business. Put our intelligence to work for you.
Why choose First Data Independent Sales?
First Data Independent Sales is a leader in an extremely competitive industry. We believe in the promise and value small to medium-size businesses offer the marketplace. FDIS can offer merchants some of the most competitive business solutions in the marketplace.
•Merchants have access to customer service 24/7 in more than 140 languages and dialects
•We help merchants increase their business efficiency with faster processing capabilities
•FDIS offers highly advanced fraud protection services
Gas stations and convenience stores
FDIS provides comprehensive payment solutions designed for independent gas stations and convenience stores that are no longer affiliated with the larger branded gas companies. We understand the intricacies of operating an independent gas station as well as the benefits they offer the marketplace.
Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs)
A payment revolution has exploded in the QSR market with many of the major chains accepting credit cards and PIN-secured and signature debit cards as payment. FDIS has a payment processing program to fit the needs of quick service restaurants so, accepting any form of payment is faster, easier and more convenient for your customers.
Today's businessperson isn't always in a store, especially if his or her business is a delivery, limousine or taxi service; a home repair contracting company; or participates in fairs. These merchants need business equipment that they can take with them on the road.
To compete in today's aggressive online e-commerce environment, merchants need a fast and reliable payment processor they can trust to gain and maintain a competitive advantage.
Health & Beauty
The growth of health spas and beauty salons is not only bringing in more customers, it is bringing more of a demand for alternative payment options.
Our customer service is the foundation of our success, offering a means in which merchants can reconcile their deposits, get account statement clarifications, and have questions answered regarding rates, fees, chargebacks and retrievals.
FDIS call center representatives are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, every day of the year to answer merchant account questions. Our staff can address queries in more than 140 languages and dialects.
The POS Help Desk is invaluable to merchants and agents when it comes to downloading and troubleshooting equipment.
Agents can provide a higher quality customer service by utilizing the technical knowledge of the POS Help Desk representatives. Merchants can have questions answered about their point-of-sale (POS) processing equipment by reliable POS Help Desk representatives, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
New merchants can call the Help Desk for training instructions and for operations and terminal downloading assistance. In addition, all merchants can call when they need a terminal downloaded with a processing application. When merchants encounter a terminal challenge, the Help Desk troubleshoots the issue and, in many instances, can fix it over the telephone.
First Data Independent Sales
415 West Laurel Street
San Diego, CA