I want to implement a credit card verification process using the same procedure as paypal use for "verified customers"
In detail :
Paypal charge a minimum amount of 1$ or more (i don't remember exactly) and at the merchant name puts a random number
The original card owner when he receives the credit card statement he sees this number, return to paypal and verify his account by putting this number to a special field
Another approach is to charge a random number from 1.00 to 5.00 USD and use it as a security feature but people outside US receive bank statement with their local currency, meaning that a man in Germany for example will see a Euro value because his bank will convert automatically the 4,56$ for example to Euro
I know paypal is a big player and can set the terms of the game but is there any cc solution provider who can work the way i mentioned above ?
We have one merchant account already in our local bank and one with 2checkout.com
Our local bank use ProxyPay3 which has the feature of "3-D secure" but not enabled
2checkout has a field in the administrative panel to put your name but this must be done manually and i believe there are other issues that don't work quite well
I emailed some of the cc companies we know in this board , i didn't receive a reply from them yet
What we can do or what you suggest ?
Any ideas about this or similar ways to achive this task ?
Well... if I recall, I don't think that PayPal charges a customer on their card but rather deposits two small amounts into their bank account. (like on the order of $0.01, $0.08, that kind of thing)
And hey, it's a great deal. You even get to keep the spare change.
You could of course implement something similar to that by setting up a direct deposit relationship where you can send an ACH file list and have a direct deposit processor fund out the next day with various credits to accounts that you want to verify.
And then you could setup a script that would store that in a database and so you could have the customer go to a Web page, enter in the variables and check it against what you actually did deposit.
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Originally posted by cdgcommerce
[B]Well... if I recall, I don't think that PayPal charges a customer on their card but rather deposits two small amounts into their bank account. (like on the order of $0.01, $0.08, that kind of thing)
I signed up for an account few weeks back Paypal charged me $1.95- $2 (not pretty sure, as cc was charged in my home currency)
Later they asked me to look in to my statement for a 3 digit code and asked me to update it in the admin area to increase the transferring limit.
cdgcommerce : the process works exactly as nish described above
paypal do charge a small amount that only the valid credit card holder can see because he is the only one who gets the cc bank statement
There is no another way to contact the real cc owner
If you call the bank to check if the information you have is correct may tell or not , they are not forced to tell and it also depends on the laws of different countries
What i search is a merchant account who can do it like paypal. There must be some flexibility and understanding that this is good to be implemented and not a useless feature
Also for the update of the topic , now that i got two replies :
1. worldpay can't do it
2. paysystems don't accept paypal clones