Cartes Bancaires

Break into the French market

  • Accept majority of French domestic and credit card transactions
  • Increased payment convenience for your buyers
  • Lower card transaction costs
  • Acapture optimizes your interchange fees

A must-have for every merchant in France

For any company looking to target the always lucrative French online market, handling Carte Bancaire will be essential.

A credit and debit card system used by the vast majority of consumers throughout the country, it is the preferred payment method both on and offline.

Used by 94% of French consumers

Accept online, POS and mobile Cartes Bancaires payments

63.2 million cards in France

24/7 follow-the-sun support

Optimize authorization

Most French cards are co-branded with Carte Bancaire and either MasterCard or Visa, which means they can be processed locally or internationally.

Yet authorization rates can be up to 5% higher for payments locally processed through Carte Bancaire than those processed internationally.

How does it work?

The consumer chooses to pay with their card and is redirected to Acapture’s aquiring network

Merchant’s settings instruct Acapture to split the payment between various third parties

Acapture settles payment with each supplier in the indicated currency

Acapture settles remaining money with the merchant

Acapture settles funds to the merchant

Start accepting payments with Acapture