Payment Acceptance Services (Merchant Acquiring)

Government Banking Services (GBS) have a framework Payment Acceptance Services, via the Crown Commercial Services Framework RM6118 'Payment Acceptance' from Lot 1: Face to face and Card Not Present (CNP) card acquiring, Gateway and APM Services.

This framework provides access to services and equipment to enable receipt of payments by debit card, credit card and other payment methods to receive the funds directly into a designated bank account. Facility for Payment Gateway payments to be made online or by telephone are also available. 

A number of NICS Departments, Arm’s Length Bodies and Non Departmental Bodies have been named to this framework and can avail of these services.

Contract start date

1 January 2022

Current contract end date

31 December 2028

Potential contract extensions

2 potential extensions of 12 months each



Participating bodies

Those names on the GBS framework can avail of this services.

More information can be obtained from the contract manager: Gary Barclay

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