Experience the benefits of WePay
WePay makes it easy for you to accept credit card payments online. We process billions of dollars every year for leading small business platforms, helping users like you go from sold to paid right away.
Frequently asked questions
Q: Why should I accept credit card payments online?
A: Accepting credit card payments online offers several benefits that help you drive your business forward.
* Boost sales: 78%of customers prefer to pay with a credit or debit card. Expand the payment methods you accept to tap into this market and increase your chances of making additional sales.
* Improve cash flow: Unlike checks, card transactions are processed electronically and settled quickly, with proceeds typically deposited into your bank account within a couple days.
* Increase efficiency: Free up time that would otherwise be spent invoicing customers, waiting for checks to arrive and clear, or handling cash, so you can get back to what matters.
Q: Why do I need to provide my Social Security Number (SSN)?
A: WePay requires the last four digits of your SSN to comply with federal and state regulations. Part of our responsibility as a paymentservice provider involves verifying your identity and confirming the legitimacy of your business. Collecting this information allows us to automate parts of this process so that you can start accepting payments quickly. We do not use this information for any other purpose, and we take your privacy and the security of your data very seriously.
Q: How does WePay protect my information?
A: We take a variety of safety and security precautions to ensure your personal data and cardholder payment data are kept safe at all times. WePay uses state-of-the-art cryptographic algorithms during data transmission and in our databases. Our servers are kept in PCI compliant data centers with 24x7 monitoring. All money you collect is held in a protected account by our partner bank, an FDIC-insured institution, so your funds are never at risk. Our systems are tested frequently and are in line with PCI compliance requirements resulting in WePay’s Level 1 PCI Compliance rating.
Q: How soon after I sign up can I begin accepting payments?
A: Signing up for WePay means you may start accepting payments online within minutes. Follow the prompts within the Microsoft Seller Center to add payments to your account. You’ll be asked to provide some information as required by law to verify your identity and you’ll also be required to add your bank account information. Once you provide this information and are approved, you’ll be able to start accepting payments with your WePay merchant account.