Using Barclaycard ePDQ CPI with our Shopping Cart
ePDQ is Barclaycard's attempt at providing an online payment processing
facility. It comes in two flavors CPI and MPI. Our shopping cart is
compatible with the CPI version. After the customer makes an order they are
redirected to the ePDQ's secure payment server where they can pay with
either a credit or debit card.
- Secure payment pages carry the Barclaycard name and logo
Protection against fraud with Internet Authentication and fraud control
- Accept orders by telephone, fax and post at no extra cost.
- Compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI
- UK based technical support team
ePDQ does not record the description of the item been bought, only
the invoice number and price.
Logging in your ePDQ account to view a transaction means cross
referencing with your own records
to find out what has been
Their order form is
disabled in browser would only be
able to view the order form.
They could not actually buy anything.
ePDQ tests the customer's browser
string to check the origin of the transaction. Customers using third
party privacy software that hides this information, can connect to the
- Compared with other payment processors, it is time
difficult to setup.
What you require to integrate ePDQ with us.
Barclaycard ePDQ Account
To accept online
payments using ePDQ, to find out more or to receive a quote from them go
to Barclaycard ePDQ
ePDQ Client ID
To connect the
shopping cart with
ePDQ, these are needed to configure the setup program.
Once you have an ePDQ account go to our
download page to find out how to build
your online store.
Barclaycard ePDQ payment processing.
1) For Barclaycard merchant account holders
who wish to take internet payments.
software on this site is
fully compatible with Barclaycard ePDQ. It can operate from your own website
their secure payment
3) Applications can be accepted from new or
4) For protection against fraudulent
transactions, Barclaycard fraud screening gives you the flexibility to block IP addresses
or cards with specific numbers. You can configure it to suit your business and reduce the
risk of fraudulent transactions.
5) Full details of
Barclaycard Merchant Account can be obtained by contacting their sales
centre on 0800 61 61 61between 8.30am and 6pm weekdays.
6) Instructions on how to configure the shop to the Barclaycard ePDQ
specification are provided with the download from this site.
7) Which cards can
Payments to your merchant account can be accepted from the following cards - American
Express, Visa, Visa Electron, MasterCard, Switch (including Solo) and
Maestro can be
accepted, if the merchant is using Internet Authentication (MasterCard
8) Is the Barclaycard
payment system secure?
ePDQ utilises 128 bit SSL encryption, the same high standard as Internet banking, to
process credit cards. Payment details are retained totally within their secure system.
9) ePDQ provides the order page
for you. Provided you capture no more than the delivery or billing address, you can allow
them to manage security for you. You will require a secure server if you choose to capture
the cardholder name at your site.
10) Customer payments
made in line with your merchant agreement with the bank.
11) Once you have obtained a Barclaycard
internet merchant account number and signed and returned your application you can begin to
integrate with the ePDQ website. Your site can then be enabled within 3 days of you
integrating the software into your web site.