Online Tobacco Merchant Account

Credit Debit Card Processing for merchants selling Tobacco products, eCig, hookah and vaporizers.This industry is massive in terms of growth potential . Every day new buyers place orders online for their favorite cigarette brand. The eCig or the Electronic cigarette is becoming very popular these days.

In some countries it is low risk business but in many countries it is a high risk industry .Very few payment processing companies are comfortable in opening merchant accounts/ Payment Gateways for Tobacco or Electronic Cigarette. eCig’s are mostly manufactured in China . They are cheap to when you order in bulk . The sellers make huge margin by adding big markup on the cost price.

FAQ : Online tobacco merchant account

Do you offer Online tobacco merchant accounts?

Yes we do offer Tobacco, cigarette, eCig, hookah and Shesha merchant accounts.

Can Startup Merchants get a merchant account for there online Tobacco business?

Yes they can. We do offer this solution to startup merchants also.

What cards do you accept ?

Almost all well-known cards accepted in international merchant accounts. These Cards are

Visa, Masters, Amex , Discover , JCB etc.

Is there a rolling reserve ?

Yes depending upon the feedback from the compliance team a rolling reserve ranging from 5% – 20% may apply. In most of the accounts there is hardly any rolling reserve.

What is the Time period for the rolling reserve?

180 Days

Do you offer VT and API both for Online tobacco merchant account?

Yes we do offer API and Virtual terminal for the same.MDR Below 1% for Tobacco Merchants

Do you offer Tobacco Virtual Terminal ?

Yes sometimes we do offer Tobacco Virtual Terminal.

Do you offer Offshore Tobacco Payment Gateway ?

Our Global connection with Payment processing companies allows us to offer Offshore Tobacco Payment Gateway.

Do you have existing merchants who are using Tobacco Merchant Accounts and Services ?

Yes many are using the same.

How difficult it is to get eCig Merchant Accounts?

The eCig industry is growing at a very fast pace. Recently many payment gateway and merchant account companies have started offering MID’s to eCig and Tobacco Sellers.

Hookah Merchant Accounts – Do they exist ?

Absolutely .. The Arabian style of smoking has taken over the world . You can sell more if you accept visa and masters for the same.

Edit :- Recently we have seen very low approval for Card processing of Tobacco,Ecig,Hokkah and related products.

We recommend switching to echeck and bitcoins.

Edit :- This Business Model is no longer accepted by our Payment Processing Partners for Credit Debit Card Acceptance. We may try for USA electronic check or some prepaid voucher solutions.