Frequently Asked Questions

What is a merchant account?

A Merchant Account is an account established between a Merchant accepting payments from Credit Card and Debit Card holders and an Acquiring Bank which facilitates the processing of the cards.

What kinds of businesses do you accept?

Ballistic Merchant Services works as a referring partner with a number of different registered payment processors. Domestic and Offshore. We assess your processing requirements and advise you of the different solutions available. We provide services for all business types looking to process checks, even if you have been declined for a merchant account.

How do I apply?

The first step is to Request a quote. After receiving your request, one of our merchant specialists will contact you, and answer any questions you have.

How long does the approval process take?

The approval process varies depending on your business type. Typical accounts are approved within 48 hours. Much faster than applying for a merchant account! High Risk merchants require additional time.

Is there a service phone number that I can call if I need help?

Yes, technical support is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. It will vary depending on your processor.

How will I get my money?

Funds will be automatically deposited in your business checking account in 48 hours. For some business types, it can take slightly longer.