Accepting card payments

Card slot into the roof top of a shop

Take card payments face to face or through your website with Barclaycard.

One simple rate – 1.5% on all transactions 1.

That way, you know exactly what the Merchant Service Charge will be, whatever card your customer uses. Plus, a discounted terminal rental or online management fee from just £12 per month 2, and no set-up fee.

Terms, conditions & exclusions apply

Face-to-face payments

We understand that every business has different needs, so we offer a range of solutions, including countertop, portable and mobile terminals, designed to make taking payment effortless. So if you’re operating from behind a counter, on your feet or on four wheels, all our card payment options are focused on addressing the needs of your business, and helping it run smoothly.

Contactless technology

With a transaction speed of less than a second, contactless technology is the fastest payment method in the UK. It’s the way forward for payments of £20 or under and enables you to serve more customers in less time – boosting your trade in key rush times. Contactless technology is built into Barclaycard PDQ terminals but it can also be integrated into other POS systems.

Online, phone and mail payments

With our online payment solutions, your customers can pay with any major credit or debit card, and their payments will be authorised and approved within seconds. All our solutions can integrate seamlessly with your existing systems, to get you up and running fast.


A choice of ways to take card payments online through a secure gateway connected to your website, plus the facility to accept mail and telephone-order payments. We offer solutions for those new to online trading or only need very simple online payment functionality, as well as an option for those who have more complex requirements.

ePDQ moto

Using a secure payment page, our moto e-terminal solutions enable you to process payments for mail and telephone orders. All you need is an appropriate device connected to the internet to authorise your payments online. No need for a dedicated phone line and multiple staff can access it at the same time. We offer two solutions, one for small volumes of transactions and one for higher volumes, this service has the added benefit of automatic customer email notifications.

Call us today on 0800 046 6805 3 or request a callback .

Important information
1. During the 18-month offer period, the Merchant Service Charge (MSC) will be charged at 1.5% for all card types (additional terms apply).
2. A monthly PDQ rental or ePDQ management fee from £12 plus VAT will be charged for the 18-month period.
3. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am-6.30pm. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor and record phone calls. Call charges .