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.

Credit cards account for the majority of all online


Below is what you need to start accepting online payments:

1. 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 methodscomputer
  • Free, award-winning customer support 
  • Safe and secure (PCI-DSS compliant)
  • Industry-leading reputation since 1996
  • Free fraud prevention tools
  • Free website seal to boost shopper confidence and sales

2. 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.

  • Funds received in as few as 1-2 days*
  • Automatic deposit of funds into your bank account
  • Bank represents your interests in transaction disputes
  • FDIC insured


*Depending on your merchant account provider