VAR Integrated Solutions


Value Added Resellers (VARs) and Independent Software Vendors (ISVs) can embed TransFirst® payment processing capabilities within their core applications, enabling users to receive and settle customer payments in one seamless process.

Integrated payment processing functionality delivers key benefits to VARs and ISVs like:

  • Expanded functionality within your application
  • Potential addition of significant monthly recurring revenue to your business
  • No additional service/support or infrastructure required
  • Streamlined process without the additional hardware headaches of a standalone card payment terminal

Choosing the right payment processing provider is critical to your success, so that you can be sure that your customers will receive the service and support they deserve. TransFirst is a proven full-service processor who delivers superior technical and customer support with an innovative approach designed to help take your business to the next level.

TransFirst maintains full control over operations, and our low-cost structure means higher revenues for our integrated sales partners. We can be a critical component of your value chain since retaining accounts and growing revenue are key success factors for your business.

Why Partner With TransFirst

Building relationships with our integrated sales partners is at the core of our business , and is built on three strategic objectives:


    Trust is the bedrock on which TransFirst has grown our sales partnerships since 1995. Our only business is providing merchant services to over 200,000 businesses across the country.  This focus allows us to deliver superior results through the efforts of our 1,000+ trained and dedicated professional employees. Our 20 years of demonstrated experience and stable ownership underscore our commitment to these relationships, earning us their trust and contributing to a consistent A+ rating for Customer Satisfaction from the Better Business Bureau.


    Innovation is critical in the constantly changing technology landscape of merchant services. TransFirst’s level of innovation is abundantly apparent in the customizable processing technologies we offer — including our full-service transaction platform — and in our ability to go the distance to help promote our sales partners’ revenue growth and their clients’ satisfaction. 


    Collaboration is the ability to transform our industry experience and your technical expertise into a winning combination. TransFirst believes in creating an enduring sales partnership with you based ongoing communication and support. Our company is large enough to compete effectively within the industry, yet agile enough to work collaboratively to foster your company’s growth.


VAR Benefits

  • Recurring Revenue

    TransFirst’s established partner model provides the training and tools that you need to offer payment services to your customers, earning more recurring revenue and enhancing your customer relationships as a trusted total solution advisor.

    • Proven revenue-generating strategies applicable to any vertical
    • Industry-leading revenue sharing opportunities
    • Upfront capital-per-installation bonuses
    • Industry-leading retention rates that reflect our understanding of the core competencies and business models of our sales partners
  • Maximize Product Value

    Payment processing has evolved rapidly in recent years, and merchants must meet their customers’ payment expectations for any omni-channel purchase experience, including any combination of mobile, online or traditional bricks-and-mortar point of sale. TransFirst’s exceptional products and processing capabilities fulfill the requirements for accepting all major card brands and more.

    • Full-service processing infrastructure support and products, including customized pricing and back-end operation capabilities
    • Hosted payments solution with customer and data entry options
    • State-of-the-art security, including tokenization and response code monitoring
    • User-friendly merchant pricing and boarding tools
    • Simplified user interfaces for payment processing
    • Transaction Express®, our robust proprietary online payment gateway and payment management system
  • Seamless Integration and Implementation

    TransFirst is firmly established in the marketplace and has implemented hundreds of successful integrations across all verticals that have generated billions of dollars in annual processing volume over the last decade. The expertise of our integrations team combined with our full-service infrastructure streamline the process, delivering on our commitment to support our VAR sales partners and their clients.

    • Integration ease and expertise in a developer-friendly environment
    • Dedicated 24/7 test environment with separate certification and production platforms
    • Multiple web service APIs
    • Targeted training and marketing support
  • Unequaled Support

    TransFirst delivers the brand recognition, physical presence and integration experience that VARs rely upon to keep their clients satisfied.

    • Unparalleled sales partner experience and an extensive sales partner base
    • Co-branded and customized marketing materials, including website content and statement messaging
    • Direct connection to payment card brands
    • 24/7/365 U.S.-based customer support
    • Financial coverage for data breach
    • PCI compliance support


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