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Merchant Levels

About different merchant levels:

Different expectations apply to merchants. Visa, Inc. ranks merchants according to the following system, applying general PCI Compliance guidelines.

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  • Level 1 - merchants processing over 6 million transactions annually
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  • Level 2 - merchants processing 1 million to 6 million transactions annually
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  • Level 3 - merchants processing 20,000 to 1 million e-commerce transactions annually
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  • Level 4 - merchants processing less than 20,000 Visa e-commerce transactions annually and all other merchants processing up to 1 million Visa transactions annually
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