Accept UnionPay Online Payments

Accept UnionPay Online Payments with Citopay Online Merchant Services

China UnionPay is the only domestic credit card organization in the People's Republic of China. Founded in March 2002, China UnionPay is an association for China's banking card industry, operating under the approval of the People's Bank of China. China UnionPay is also the only interbank network in China excluding Hong Kong and Macau, linking the ATMs of some fourteen major banks and many more smaller banks throughout mainland China. It is also an EFTPOS (Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale) network.

Almost all UnionPay Credit Cards are also affiliated with either American Express, MasterCard or Visa, and they can be used abroad as an American Express, MasterCard or Visa. UnionPay Debit Cards, however, can only be used in the UnionPay network and a few other networks that have signed contracts with UnionPay. While China UnionPay cards are making great inroads outside China, they are not widely accepted as of yet.

In order to accept online UnionPay payments and other credit cards, debit cards and alternative payments at your website you will need an online merchant account. Once you have your online merchant account you will be able to accept online credit cards, online debit cards and alternative payments. The ideal situation for an online website or webshop is to provide as many as possible online payment methods so your consumer can chose his preferable online payment method.

Citopay Online Merchant Services provides to its merchants besides the acceptance of the main online payment method "credit cards" a wide range of debit cards, the main used debit cards are; Maestro, Visa Electron, Visa Debit, Laser, UnionPay, Carte Bleue and Solo.

The main online payment method used are credit cards, mainly those that are issued by Visa or MasterCard payments. However at many places around the world people use different credit cards such as JCB,American Express and Diners.

Citopay Online Merchant Services offers you the acceptance of a wide range of online alternative payments such as ACH, iDeal, Giropay, ELV, EPS, Poli, Przelewy24, SEPA Bank Wires and International Bank Wires.

Citopay Merchant Services allows you to process online credit card payments in multi currency, we support a total of 120 local currencies with our online payment gateway! Besides accepting online credit cards in all major currencies our online payment gateway supports recurring credit card transactions starting at daily recurring up to annual recurring.

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