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Why should I accept Discover?

Consumers enjoy the convenience of shopping with their preferred payment method. Acceptance of our card brands means increased sales and revenue and a better customer experience for your patrons.

How do I begin accepting Discover?

Contact your merchant bank or financial institution, who may also be your Acquirer, that processes your credit and debit payments.

What is an Acquirer?

An Acquirer is the merchant bank or financial institution that will process your credit and debit payments, including Discover Network transactions.

Which global card brands can I accept?

Discover Global Network acceptance allows you to attract cardholders from around the world including:

  • Diners Club International ®
  • BC Global Card from South Korea
  • RuPay from India
  • EIo from Brazil
  • DinaCard from Serbia
Where can I get a decal to show which brands I can accept?

Discover offers a variety of solutions to announce your acceptance of Discover at the door, point-of-sale, and elsewhere. Go to to order your free signage and supplies.

What is Cash at Checkout?

Cash at Checkout allows you to service customers by letting them get cash back at the register–even from credit cards. Cash at Checkout gives your cardmembers convenience, and leads shoppers to spend more than twice as much as the average ticket. With Cash at Checkout, you can strengthen customer preference and build loyalty. Only Discover offers no fee Cash at Checkout on credit cards. For more information, contact your Acquirer.

What are Recurring Payments?

Discover Recurring Payments saves your customer’s time and hassle by providing an automatic payment method for recurring and installment charges. Bills are paid automatically, creating convenience for your customers and efficiencies for you. It’s also an easy way for your business to increase retention, improve customer satisfaction and reduce operational expenses. For more information, contact your Acquirer.