Knowledge Base

Welcome to Inspire Commerce’s knowledge base. Feel free to search here for answers to our most frequently asked questions.  If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, please send us an email or give us a call – we’d love to help!


Opening a Merchant Account

Do you work with Non-Profit Organizations?


Yes we do – we offer special pricing plans for Non-Profit organizations to reduce costs and help you save more of your organization’s money.


How long does it take to set up a Merchant Account?


Once you complete the application, Inspire Commerce will have you ready to accept credit cards in about two to three business days. Please note that any missing application information will delay this process.


Do you offer International Merchant Accounts?


Inspire Commerce offers a comprehensive suite of international credit/debit card payment solutions in cooperation with several major European, American and Asian banks. Inspire Commerce’s international credit/debit card services accept more than 150 currencies, offer very competitive rates and can be deployed worldwide. All international credit/debit card transaction information is delivered to Inspire Commerce’s network over a secure, PCI compliant SSL connection.


What are the requirements for a U.S. Merchant Account?


We are able to set up a US merchant account for companies that are based in the US with a Federal Tax ID, and the primary owner/principle of the company is a US citizen.


How do I open a merchant account?


To open a merchant account with us, you can start by filling out our online application which is available here:

Simply choose the pricing plan that you want to pay and click on the ‘Get Started’ button.  You will then be taken to our 4 page online application which should take you around 20 minutes.

In order to streamline this process, and get your application approved faster, please have the following pieces of information handy:

– a copy of a voided check for your bank account

– a copy of the signor(s) drivers license