What is a Manual Imprint?
A manual imprint is a carbon copy of the customer’s credit card; it can be electronic (swiping the card through a credit card terminal) or manually taking a physical impression of the credit card. Either of these two methods is required to prove that the customer’s credit card was present.
Electronic Merchant Systems Payment Processing Glossary :
Defining key payment processing and merchant services industry terms to help business owners make better decisions.