Registration Fees

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Registration costs and renewal fees vary amongst the networks and are dependent on the third party services provided. Visa and MC both impose fines if an unregistered third party Service Provider is identified.


Service Provider TypeInitial FeeRenewal FeeDiscovery Fee

Third Party Processor (TPP)

Digital Activity Service Provider (DASP)$1,500$1,500$7,500
Merchant Monitoring Service Provider (MMSP)$1,500$1,500$7,500
Service Provider Registration Facilitator (SPRF)$2,500$2,500$10,000
Token Service Provider (TSP)$2,500$2,500$10,000
Independent Sales Organization (ISO)$4,000$4,000$12,000
Staged Digital Wallet Operator (SDWO)$4,000$4,000$12,000
Digital Storage Entity (DSE)$0.00$0.00$0.00
Payment Facilitator (PF)$4,000$4,000$12,000
Terminal Servicer (TS)$0.00$0.00$0.00
3-D Secure Service Provider$5,000$5,000$0.00
Service Providers conducting multiple services are only charged once for their highest level service per relationship (assessed annually).
Distribution Channel Vendor (DCV)$5,000$5,000
High-Risk Internet Payment Facilitator (HRIPF)$5,000$5,000
Independent Sales Organization (ISO)$5,000$5,000
Payment Facilitator (PF)$5,000$5,000
Encryption Support Organization (ESO)$1,000$1,000
Third Party Servicer (TPS-PIN and TPS-VISA)$1,000$1,000
Access Control Server (ACS)No FeeNo Fee
Corporate Franchise Servicer (CFS)No FeeNo Fee
Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC)No FeeNo Fee
Instant Card Personalization Issuance Agent (ICPIA)No FeeNo Fee
Merchant Servicer (MS)No FeeNo Fee
Third-Party Agent Transfer Fees$500No Fee
The fine for using an unregistered third-party agent starts at $10,000 per agent