Prohibited Merchants

The following types of businesses are not eligible for a Total Merchant Services credit card merchant account:  You may however qualify under another program. If your business falls into one of the categories please send us a note HERE and we may be able to help you.
  • Adult entertainment and materials
  • Airports
  • Attorneys/bankruptcy
  • Auto dealers (used cars)
  • Buying and shopping club
  • Carpeting (custom)
  • Check cashing services
  • Collection agencies and debt collection services
  • Credit restoration and/or repair services
  • Cruise lines
  • Direct outbound telemarketing
  • Dating services
  • Companies with a future service liability that is greater than one year
  • Hair loss products
  • Investment opportunity
  • Membership businesses (longer than one year)
  • MLM signup fees and business opportunity
  • Products and services with unreasonable guarantees
  • Racing: car, horse and dog
  • Timeshare rentals
  • Travel agencies (selling travel/tour packages)
  • Water purifiers